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. 1990 Aug;21(8):1232-5.
doi: 10.1161/01.str.21.8.1232.

Stroke in Neuroborreliosis


Stroke in Neuroborreliosis

E F May et al. Stroke. .


A 20-year-old man suffered two thalamic infarctions during the course of neuroborreliosis and was successfully treated with intravenous ceftriaxone. Review of 11 additional cases of stroke and cerebral vasculitis in neuroborreliosis suggests that there is a meningovascular form of the infection with predilection for the posterior circulation and an association with the European strains of Borrelia burgdorferi.

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