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Lyme Disease and the Nervous System

Lyme Disease and the Nervous System This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Since the discovery of the North American tick-borne borrelial infections in Old Lyme, Conn, in 1975, international public and scientific interest has focused on this illness to a degree surpassed only by the attention directed toward the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The scientific and the lay literature has grown exponentially, and, unfortunately, some theories about the disease and its treatment have gained prominence with only minimal scientific backing. This book offers help for physicians trying to understand their patients' symptoms and the meaning of test reports. Louis Reik, Jr, first saw patients with nervous system Lyme disease as a house officer at Yale University (New Haven, Conn) in 1977 and coauthored important early clinical publications regarding this disorder. After several years of literary silence, he has returned to the neuroborreliosis arena with his encyclopedic review book. Reik has painstakingly reviewed hundreds of articles related to the disorder now most commonly called http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

Lyme Disease and the Nervous System

Archives of Neurology , Volume 49 (9) – Sep 1, 1992

Lyme Disease and the Nervous System

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Since the discovery of the North American tick-borne borrelial infections in Old Lyme, Conn, in 1975, international public and scientific interest has focused on this illness to a degree surpassed only by the attention directed toward the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The scientific and the lay literature has grown exponentially, and,...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1992 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1992.00530330017005
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Since the discovery of the North American tick-borne borrelial infections in Old Lyme, Conn, in 1975, international public and scientific interest has focused on this illness to a degree surpassed only by the attention directed toward the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The scientific and the lay literature has grown exponentially, and, unfortunately, some theories about the disease and its treatment have gained prominence with only minimal scientific backing. This book offers help for physicians trying to understand their patients' symptoms and the meaning of test reports. Louis Reik, Jr, first saw patients with nervous system Lyme disease as a house officer at Yale University (New Haven, Conn) in 1977 and coauthored important early clinical publications regarding this disorder. After several years of literary silence, he has returned to the neuroborreliosis arena with his encyclopedic review book. Reik has painstakingly reviewed hundreds of articles related to the disorder now most commonly called

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1992

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