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Basal meningovasculitis and occlusion of the basilar artery in two cases of Borrelia burgdorferi infection.

Authors
  • Veenendaal-Hilbers, J A
  • Perquin, W V
  • Hoogland, P H
  • Doornbos, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1988
Volume
38
Issue
8
Pages
1317–1319
Identifiers
PMID: 3399082
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We present two cases in which a meningovasculitis and occlusion of the basilar artery were found in young adults with a Borrelia burgdorferi infection. We introduce the designation "neuroborreliosis," because both the central and peripheral nervous systems can be involved in the infection.

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