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Nephrotic syndrome and hepatitis in early syphilis.
  1. A. L. Tang,
  2. R. N. Thin,
  3. D. N. Croft
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.


    A 54 year old man presented with features of acute hepatitis and the nephrotic syndrome. A diagnosis of active syphilis was only made by chance after extensive investigation. Syphilis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of both acute hepatitis and the nephrotic syndrome occurring separately as well as together.

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