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What are the side effects or symptoms of syphilis like the kind al capone had?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: A/W Dr. Schifilliti

Of interest, alphonse (al) capone was reported to have died in 1947 from cardiac arrest related to tertiary syphilis.
His son, albert francis capone was born with congenital syphilis. Al capone was reported not to have been appropriately treated for syphilis ; mistook remission of symptoms for being disease - free. This mayo clinic article describes symptoms of tertiary syphilis:.

In brief: A/W Dr. Schifilliti

Of interest, alphonse (al) capone was reported to have died in 1947 from cardiac arrest related to tertiary syphilis.
His son, albert francis capone was born with congenital syphilis. Al capone was reported not to have been appropriately treated for syphilis ; mistook remission of symptoms for being disease - free. This mayo clinic article describes symptoms of tertiary syphilis:.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
http:www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syphilis/basics/symptoms/con-20021862
Dr. Heidi Fowler
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syphilis/basics/symptoms/con-20021862
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Brain damage

Al capone suffered from late stage syphilis.
It was not so much the type of the disease as the length of time it went without proper treatment. If you are worried you have it, get checked and treated. Typically when treated appropriately it is cured.

In brief: Brain damage

Al capone suffered from late stage syphilis.
It was not so much the type of the disease as the length of time it went without proper treatment. If you are worried you have it, get checked and treated. Typically when treated appropriately it is cured.
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