Constipation heralding neuroborreliosis: An atypical tale of 2 patients
Archives of Neurology
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.
Shamim, E., Shamim, S., Liss, G., Nylen, E., Pincus, J., & Yepes, M. (2005). Constipation heralding neuroborreliosis: An atypical tale of 2 patients. Archives of Neurology, 62 (4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archneur.62.4.671