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 Gaudin and Caroline A. Banks and Tessa A. Hadlock},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2017},
  volume={127 6},
  pages={
          1451-1458
        }
}
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 ResultSignificantly worse facial outcomes were seen among those who received DT and TT as compared to those who received MT, most… Expand Abstract
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