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. 2016 Nov;20(6):977-979.
doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2016.05.022. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Acute Isolated Partial Oculomotor Nerve Palsy Due to Lyme Neuroborreliosis in a 5 Year Old Girl

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Acute Isolated Partial Oculomotor Nerve Palsy Due to Lyme Neuroborreliosis in a 5 Year Old Girl

Anne Drenckhahn et al. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. .

Abstract

Lyme neuroborreliosis is a frequent cause of facial nerve palsy in children, isolated oculomotor nerve palsy due to Borrelia-associated nervous system infection however is rarely seen. Here we report a case of isolated oculomotor nerve palsy due to a nervous system infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in childhood and restitutio in integrum after intravenous antibiotic therapy.

Keywords: CSF; Cranial nerve palsy; Lyme neuroborreliosis; MRI; Oculomotor nerve palsy.

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