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

@article{Jowett2017SteroidUI,
  title={Steroid use in Lyme disease‐associated facial palsy is associated with worse long‐term outcomes},
  author={Nate Jowett and Robert A. Gaudin and Caroline A. Banks and Tessa A. Hadlock},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2017},
  volume={127}
}
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.

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