Neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of Lyme disease.

  title={Neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of Lyme disease.},
  author={Laura Joan Balcer and Jacqueline M S Winterkorn and Steven L. Galetta},
  journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society},
  volume={17 2},
Lyme disease is a multisystem disorder caused by infection with the Borrelia burgdorferi spirochete. The diagnosis of Lyme disease usually is based on several clinical criteria, with supportive data from laboratory testing. The presence of the bullseye skin lesion, erythema migrans, is the single pathognomonic criterion. In the 20 years since the initial description of Lyme disease in the United States, B. burgdorferi has been implicated as an etiologic agent in numerous ophthalmic and neuro… CONTINUE READING
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