Tertiary Lyme disease = Late Lyme disease (stage 3)

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Tertiary Lyme disease = Late Lyme disease (stage 3)

Post by X-member » Fri 6 Jul 2018 12:20

Chronic or Late Lyme Neuroborreliosis: Analysis of Evidence Compared to Chronic or Late Neurosyphilis

Judith Miklossy

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3551238/

A quote:
Importantly, the existence of late Lyme disease is approved by all official guidelines in the U.S., Canada and Europe. The terms “late” and “chronic” Lyme disease, as in syphilis, are synonymous and define tertiary Lyme disease [20, 125]. The use of “chronic” Lyme disease as a different entity is inaccurate and confusing.

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Re: Tertiary Lyme disease = Late Lyme disease (stage 3)

Post by X-member » Sat 7 Jul 2018 12:40

I think that this also belong in this thread:

EFNS guidelines on the diagnosis and management of European Lyme neuroborreliosis

https://www.eaneurology.org/fileadmin/u ... liosis.pdf

Early LNB
Neurological symptoms for <6 months
= stage 2

Late LNB
Neurological symptoms for more than 6 months
= stage 3

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