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Diaphragmatic paralysis and respiratory failure as a complication of Lyme disease

Diaphragmatic paralysis and respiratory failure as a complication of Lyme disease
Diaphragmatic paralysis and respiratory failure as a complication of Lyme disease
There have been five recorded cases of diaphragmatic paralysis as a complication of neuroborreliosis. Here we report another case of Lyme meningoradiculitis, caused by an identified tick, leading to bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis with an abbreviated course on treatment.
laterality, respiratory insufficiency, female, middle aged, respiratory paralysis, lyme neuroborreliosis, microbiology, etiology, humans, letter, disease, report, complications
0022-3050
1306-1307
Abbott, R.A.
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Hammans, S.
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Margarson, M.
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Aji, B.M.
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Hammans, S.
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Margarson, M.
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Aji, B.M.
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Abbott, R.A., Hammans, S., Margarson, M. and Aji, B.M. (2005) Diaphragmatic paralysis and respiratory failure as a complication of Lyme disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 76 (9), 1306-1307. (doi:10.1136/jnnp.2004.046284).

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There have been five recorded cases of diaphragmatic paralysis as a complication of neuroborreliosis. Here we report another case of Lyme meningoradiculitis, caused by an identified tick, leading to bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis with an abbreviated course on treatment.

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Published date: September 2005
Keywords: laterality, respiratory insufficiency, female, middle aged, respiratory paralysis, lyme neuroborreliosis, microbiology, etiology, humans, letter, disease, report, complications

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Local EPrints ID: 59441
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/59441
ISSN: 0022-3050
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Date deposited: 03 Sep 2008
Last modified: 13 Mar 2019 20:30

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Author: R.A. Abbott
Author: S. Hammans
Author: M. Margarson
Author: B.M. Aji

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