We describe a boy with borreliosis characterized by lymphocytic meningitis and simultaneous palsy of facial and vestibular nerves on the left side. A mild sensoneural affection was also confirmed by brainstem evoked response audiometry. While symptoms of vestibular dysfunction quickly decreased during antibiotic treatment, facial palsy improved only slowly.
Objective Recommendations for immunoprophylaxis in low-birth-weight (LBW) infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive mothers vary. We successfully immunized an HBsAg-exposed infant (birth weight: 400 g) and performed a literature review on the outcome of postexposure immunoprophylaxis in HBsAg-exposed preterm and LBW infants. Methods By… (More)