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Neuroradiology

, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 85–87 | Cite as

Simultaneous involvement of third and sixth cranial nerve in a patient with Lyme disease.

  • M. Lell
  • A. Schmid
  • B. Stemper
  • C. Maihöfner
  • J. G. Heckmann
  • B. F. TomandlEmail author
Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Abstract

We report a 57-year-old woman with neuroborreliosis presenting with headache, shoulder muscle pain and double vision. MRI demonstrated enhancement of the right third and sixth cranial nerves. A 3D MP-RAGE sequence was used to perform multiplanar reformations to show this more graphically. The patient was free of symptoms 1 month after completion of therapy, when thickening and contrast enhancement of the nerves were less pronounced.

Keywords

Borreliosis Cranial nerves Magnetic resonance imaging 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Lell
    • 1
  • A. Schmid
    • 1
  • B. Stemper
    • 2
  • C. Maihöfner
    • 2
  • J. G. Heckmann
    • 2
  • B. F. Tomandl
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Neuroradiology, Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Erlangen-NurembergErlangen Germany
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Erlangen-NurembergErlangen Germany

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