How is Lyme meningitis diagnosed?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Diagnosis of Lyme meningitis

Lyme meningitis typically manifests several weeks after the skin lesions have appeared but may occur while erythema migrans lesions are still present. Hypoglycorrhachia is not a prominent finding. Facial nerve palsy, sometimes bilateral, may be observed.

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