Late Lyme oculopathy references

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Golubić D, Vinković T, Turk D, Hranilović J, Slugan I. [Ocular manifestations of Lyme borreliosis in northwest Croatia]. [in Croatian]. Lijec Vjesn. 2004;126(5- 6):124-128. [PubMed]

Mikkilä HO, Seppälä IJ, Viljanen MK, Peltomaa MP, Karma A. The expanding clinical spectrum of ocular lyme borreliosis. Ophthalmology. 2000;107(3):581- 587. [PubMed

 

Some definitions of Terminology

✓  The secondary stage results from the dissemination of Borrelia during the early latent stage.

✓  The late stage is considered chronic if the duration is more than six months.

✓ ** (double red asterisks) indicates possibility of fatality from the condition 

 

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