[Neuroborreliosis: progressive encephalomyelitis with cerebral vasculitis]

Monatsschr Kinderheilkd. 1989 Feb;137(2):101-4.
[Article in German]

Abstract

Encephaloborreliosis is described in a 16 year old patient. Besides the progressive encephalopathy this case presents symptoms and findings of a cerebral vasculitis. During and after antibiotic treatment all clinical symptoms and pathological changes in the cerebrospinal fluid almost completely disappeared.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Borrelia / immunology
  • Brain Damage, Chronic / diagnosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / diagnosis*
  • Encephalomyelitis / diagnosis*
  • Hemiplegia / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin G / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Immunoglobulin M / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Lyme Disease / diagnosis*
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Vasculitis / diagnosis*

Substances

  • Immunoglobulin G
  • Immunoglobulin M