[How many peripheral facial paralyses are manifestations of Lyme disease? A French multicenter study].

  • Michel Ruel
  • Published 1990 in
    Annales d'oto-laryngologie et de chirurgie…

Abstract

The diagnosis of Lyme disease is easy on the basis of clinical features only when it combines migrans chronic erythema, severe root pain affecting the limbs and facial paralysis, above all when bilateral. When pain is transient and slight and when erythema and the tick bite are absent facial paralysis may be mistaken for Bell's palsy. The risk is that of… (More)

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@article{Ruel1990HowMP, title={[How many peripheral facial paralyses are manifestations of Lyme disease? A French multicenter study].}, author={Michel Ruel}, journal={Annales d'oto-laryngologie et de chirurgie cervico faciale : bulletin de la Societe d'oto-laryngologie des hopitaux de Paris}, year={1990}, volume={107 4}, pages={270-2} }