Table 3

Manifestations of early and late symptomatic neurosyphilis (Alberta, 1973–March 2017; n=175)

ManifestationEarly neurosyphilis (n=105)Late neurosyphilis (n=70)P value
Ocular59 (56.2)13 (18.6)<0.001
Cognitive impairment20 (19.0)39 (55.7)<0.001
Ataxia9 (8.6)10 (14.3)0.23
Auditory10 (9.5)2 (2.9)0.13
Other*30 (28.6)22 (31.4)0.69
  • *Aphasia, reduced level of consciousness, headache, unspecified neurological symptoms.