Bilateral facial palsy: Epstein-Barr virus, not Lyme disease

J. Diedler*, S. Rieger, A. Koch, S. Parthé-Peterhans, M. Schwaninger

*Corresponding author for this work
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Bilateral facial palsy is frequently linked with lyme disease. We report a patient with bilateral facial palsy due to Epstein-Barr virus infection but with Borrelia burgdorferi IgM in serum caused by polyclonal B-lymphocyte stimulation.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Neurology
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)1029-1030
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 01.09.2006

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)


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