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...
  • Print
Answer

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.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!