Steroid use in Lyme disease‐associated facial palsy is associated with worse long‐term outcomes

  title={Steroid use in Lyme disease‐associated facial palsy is associated with worse long‐term outcomes},
  author={Nate Jowett and R. Gaudin and C. Banks and T. Hadlock},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  • Nate Jowett, R. Gaudin, +1 author T. Hadlock
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Laryngoscope
  • OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether differences in long-term facial function outcomes following acute Lyme disease-associated facial palsy (LDFP) exist between patients who received antibiotic monotherapy (MT); dual therapy (DT) with antibiotics and corticosteroids; and triple therapy (TT) with antibiotics, corticosteroids, and antivirals. [...] Key MethodSTUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort. Expand Abstract
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