Diffuse reversible alopecia in patients with Lyme meningitis and tick-borne encephalitis.


Alopecia occurring after febrile bacterial and viral infection is a phenomenon well known since the beginning of the century. To evaluate the occurrence of alopecia in tick transmitted disease, 23 adult patients with Lyme meningitis and 71 patients with tick-borne encephalitis were included in a prospective study and were followed up for one year. Diffuse… (More)