Abstract:We present a case of ocular syphilis after a renal transplantation involving
progressive vision loss without clinically identifiable ocular disease.
Electroretinography showed signs of ischemia, especially in the internal retina. A
serological test was positive for syphilis. Lumbar puncture revealed lymphocytic
meningitis and a positive serologic test for syphilis in the cerebrospinal fluid. The
patient was treated with penicillin, and had a quick vision improvement. In the case
of transplant recipients, clini…
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