A Luetic Cauda Equina Meningoradiculitis Mimicking a Central Nervous System Lymphoma

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We report a case of peculiar neurosyphilis, initially misinterpreted as a lymphoproliferative disorder. This is also the first report to evaluate the utility of positron emission tomography–computed tomography in spinal cord syphilis. Cauda equina radiculitis is a rare manifestation of neurosyphilis whose diagnosis can be supported by the typical syphilitic exanthema.

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