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Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 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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1
Department of Neuropediatrics, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany.
2
Department of Pediatric Radiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany.
3
Department of Neuropediatrics, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Electronic address: ellen.knierim@charite.de.

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

PMID:
27323659
DOI:
10.1016/j.ejpn.2016.05.022
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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