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Lyme disease: neurologic and ophthalmic manifestations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2274849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Lyme disease is tick-borne infection which produces early and late manifestations in many organ systems. Prominent symptoms and signs occur in skin, heart, joints and nervous system. Many ocular and neuro-ophthalmic abnormalities recently have been attributed to Lyme disease, but some cases have not been well established as direct sequelae. This review of the contemporary state of knowledge about Lyme disease was undertaken so that more rigorous criteria can be applied in future diagnosis.
J M Winterkorn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Survey of ophthalmology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0039-6257     ISO Abbreviation:  Surv Ophthalmol     Publication Date:    1990 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-25     Completed Date:  1991-02-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404551     Medline TA:  Surv Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-204     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical College, Manhasset, New York.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Borrelia burgdorferi Group / drug effects
Eye Diseases / drug therapy,  etiology*
Keratitis / etiology
Lyme Disease / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Meningitis / etiology
Nervous System Diseases / drug therapy,  etiology*
Optic Nerve Diseases / etiology
Papilledema / etiology
Serologic Tests
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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