Title

Constipation heralding neuroborreliosis: An atypical tale of 2 patients

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

4-1-2005

Journal

Archives of Neurology

Volume

62

Issue

4

DOI

10.1001/archneur.62.4.671

Abstract

This is a report of 2 patients with Lyme disease who initially presented with severe constipation, which progressed to ascending muscular weakness resembling acute idiopathic polyneuritis, with neuropsychiatric symptoms, severe urinary retention, and hyponatremia. These symptoms resolved following proper antibiotic therapy.

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