Nervous System Lyme Borreliosis-Revisited

Michael J. Finkel, John Halperin

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Abstract

A great deal of confusion surrounds the diagnosis, clinical phenomenology, and treatment of Lyme borreliosis. Most diagnostic methods currently in use are indirect and do not differentiate between prior exposure and current infection. A critical review of the literature permits the characterization of a distinct set of neurologic disorders that are almost certainly caused by this infection and their differentiation from the plethora of syndromes that have been anecdotally linked to infection, but in which causality has never been established. This article describes the range of clinical disorders associated with Lyme borreliosis, provides an overview of current approaches to diagnosis, and reviews current treatment protocols.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)102-107
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Neurology
Volume49
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Lyme Neuroborreliosis
Lyme Disease
Infection
Clinical Protocols
Nervous System Diseases
Causality
Nervous System
Lyme Borreliosis
Therapeutics

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  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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Finkel, Michael J. ; Halperin, John. / Nervous System Lyme Borreliosis-Revisited. In: Archives of Neurology. 1992 ; Vol. 49, No. 1. pp. 102-107.
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