Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of Lyme disease.

  title={Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of Lyme disease.},
  author={Robert L Lesser and Ernest W Kornmehl and Andrew R. Pachner and Jorge Kattah and Thomas Hedges and Norman Newman and P A Ecker and M I Glassman},
  volume={97 6},
Lyme disease is a tick-borne spirochetal infection characterized by skin rash, neurologic, cardiac, and arthritic findings. The authors report six patients with Lyme disease who had neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations. One patient had meningitis with papilledema, two had optic neuritis, and one had neuroretinitis. Three patients had sixth nerve paresis, two of whom cleared quickly, whereas multiple cranial nerve palsies and subsequent optic neuropathy developed in another. Early recognition of… CONTINUE READING
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