Borrelia burgdorferi myositis: report of eight patients

  title={Borrelia burgdorferi myositis: report of eight patients},
  author={Carl Detlev Reimers and J. R. A. de Koning and Uwe Neubert and Vera Preac-Mursic and Johanna G Koster and Wolfgang M{\"u}ller-Felber and Dieter E. Pongratz and Paul H. Duray},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Myositis is a rare manifestation of Lyme disease of unknown pathogenesis. This study describes the course of disease in eight patients with Lyme disease, aged 37–70 years, all of whom were suffering from histologically proven myositis. The Clnical, electrophysiological, and myopathological findings are reported. One patient showed signs and symptoms of myositis of all limbs. In six patients myositis was localized in the vicinity of skin lesions, arthritis or neuropathy caused byBorrelia… CONTINUE READING
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