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Rev Neurol (Paris). 2001 Oct;157(10):1290-2.

[Multiple mononeuropathy and inflammatory syndrome manifested in Lyme disease].

[Article in French]

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Fédération de Neurologie Mazarin, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris.

Abstract

Meningo-radiculitis is the most common peripheral nerve system involvement of Lyme disease. We report the observation of a 73 year-old woman presenting a subacute multiple mononeuropathy and a severe inflammatory syndrome. Diagnosis of Lyme disease was confirmed by a lymphocytic meningitis with positive serologic results in the cerebrospinal fluid. Nerve biopsy showed inflammatory cells spreading along the endoneurium. This case report emphasizes that Lyme disease may present as a multiple mononeuropathy mimicking a vasculitic neuropathy.

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11885524
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