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by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 12:30
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Laboratory diagnosis of LB in Portugal
Replies: 1
Views: 660

Laboratory diagnosis of LB in Portugal

Lyme borreliosis is considered to be an emerging infection in some regions of the world, including Portugal. The first Portuguese human case of Lyme borreliosis was identified in 1989. Since 1999, this disease is considered a notifiable disease (DDO) in Portugal, but only a few cases are reported ea...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:42
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Cytokine storm or immunopathology
Replies: 23
Views: 6287

Re: Cytokine storm or immunopathology

Cytokine responses in human Lyme borreliosis: The role of T helper 1-like immunity and aspects of gender and co-exposure in relation to disease course Lyme borreliosis was first described some 30 years ago in the USA. Today, it is the most common vector borne disease in Europe and the USA. The disea...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:32
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

Worsening of Symptoms During Antibiotic Treatment Nearly half of the patients in our sample reported a transient worsening of neuropsychiatric symptoms during the first few days of antibiotic treatment. The worsening of symptoms during initiation of antibiotic treatment is thought to be a variant of...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:29
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

The "Other Side" of Lyme Disease: Understanding -- and Overcoming -- Lyme's Psychological Symptoms Advanced cases of Lyme disease can cause psychological and cognitive problems. These symptoms can include intense mood swings, irritability, depression and anxiety, memory loss, slowed cognitive proces...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:26
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

Med Mal Infect. 2007 Mar 15; [Epub ahead of print] Links [Clinical manifestations and epidemiological aspects leading to a diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis: neurological and psychiatric manifestations in the course of Lyme borreliosis.][Article in French] Créange A. Service de neurologie, centre hospit...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:25
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2003 Aug;15(86):161-4. Links [Mental problems in Lyme disease][Article in Polish] Rudnik I, Poplawska R, Zajkowska J, Konarzewska B, Juchnowicz D, Pancewicz SA. Klinika Psychiatrii AM w Bialymstoku. North-East of Poland is an area endemic for borreliosis. Psychiatric disorders, ...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:24
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

[Mental disorders in the course of lyme borreliosis and tick borne encephalitis] [Article in Polish] Juchnowicz D, Rudnik I, Czernikiewicz A, Zajkowska J, Pancewicz SA. Klinika Psychiatrii AM w Bialymstoku. BACKGROUND: Lyme borreliosis is a chronic, multisystem disease, of prolong course with three ...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:23
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

Functional Brain Imaging and Neuropsychological Testing in Lyme Disease Differentiating neuropsychiatric Lyme disease from a primary psychiatric disorder can be a daunting task. This article describes how functional brain imaging and neuropsychological testing can be particularly valuable in helping...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:20
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

Panic Attacks May Reveal Previously Unsuspected Chronic Disseminated Lyme Disease Journal of Psychiatric Practice November, 2000 VIRGINIA T. SHERR, MD The author describes the histories of three patients with panic-like episodes that turned out to be related to underlying, previously unsuspected tic...
by Yvonne
Sat 3 Nov 2007 11:19
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease
Replies: 44
Views: 8411

Re: The Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Lyme Disease

Rapidly progressive frontal-type dementia associated with Lyme disease C Waniek, I Prohovnik, MA Kaufman and AJ Dwork New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA. The authors report a case of fatal neuropsychiatric Lyme disease (LD) that was expressed clinically by progressive frontal lobe d...