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. 1993 Feb;43(2):433-5.
doi: 10.1212/wnl.43.2.433.

Catatonic Syndrome in Acute Severe Encephalitis Due to Borrelia Burgdorferi Infection

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Catatonic Syndrome in Acute Severe Encephalitis Due to Borrelia Burgdorferi Infection

H W Pfister et al. Neurology. .

Abstract

We report a 19-year-old patient who presented with an acute encephalopathy manifested by catatonia. We isolated Borrelia burgdorferi from the CSF and demonstrated intrathecal production of IgG antibodies against B burgdorferi. The patient completely recovered after intravenous ceftriaxone therapy.

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