Free U.S. Shipping on $75 Orders*

Comatose state–think different.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)


We report the case of a 76-year old woman, who presented with signs of a meningoencephalitis. The result of lumbar puncture showed a mononuclear pleocytosis. Empirical antimicrobial treatment was promptly initiated. Nevertheless a comatose state complicated the clinical course. The diagnosis of neuroborreliosis was made serologically and by molecular biology. Under adequate therapy with intravenous ceftriaxone the patient showed a slow but full recovery. This case illustrates that potentially reversible diseases need very careful decision making regarding therapeutic activities and that neuroborreliosis is a potentially reversible cause of severe neurologic impairment.

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2012 May 9;101(10):669-72. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a000937. Case Reports; English Abstract

share this article

share your comments

Enrich and inform our Community. Your opinion matters!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

ProHealth CBD Store