Chronic neuroborreliosis by B. garinii: an unusual case presenting with epilepsy and multifocal brain MRI lesions

Giovanni Matera, et al  NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, 37, 393-397, 2014

Late/chronic Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) represents a challenging entity whose diagnosis requires a combination of clinical and laboratory findings, surrounded by much controversy. 

Here we describe a patient who had a peculiar form of late LNB with CNS lesions shown by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and epileptic seizures, etiologically diagnosed by conventional and molecular methods.

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  • Cathy says:

    Really, why is it that brain seizures in late- stage Lyme is only ” peculiar”to scientists? There are videos all over YT of people seizing with Lyme disease. It is not peculiar to find evidence of late stage Lyme in the brain.