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- There is a history of syphilis in from seventy-five to ninety per cent of all tabetic cases.
- The fact that today we do not see the typical tabetic patient so often is no reason to believe that late syphilis has been eliminated.
- In 1921, Guillain described a reversible form of acute tabetic ataxia that develops abruptly and improves completely on early suitable treatment.
Late 16th century: from Latin, literally 'wasting away'.
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