Lyme-neuroborreliose hos voksne

Khaleda Taj, Anna Sletgaard, Helene Mens, Anne-Mette Lebech, Christian T Brandt

Abstrakt

Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB) caused by the spirochete bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex is the most common bacterial neuroinfection in Denmark (180 cases per year). One of the main challenges to LNB is the diagnosis due to its variant manifestations often involving the skin, musculosceletal or nervous system affecting patient morbidity. Recent data shows a diagnostic delay of 21 days in laboratory-confirmed patients in Denmark. The aim of this review is to summarise current state of knowledge concerning clinical manifestations, diagnostic assessment, antibiotic therapy, and prognosis.

Bidragets oversatte titelLyme neuroborreliosis in adults
OriginalsprogDansk
ArtikelnummerV03210248
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind184
Udgave nummer10
Sider (fra-til)1-6
Antal sider6
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 7 mar. 2022

Emneord

  • Adult
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use
  • Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Delayed Diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis/diagnosis

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