Uusia borrelioositapauksia ilmeni ympäri vuoden. (Puola)
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Przegl Epidemiol. 2006;60 Suppl 1:16-22.
Specific features of Borrelia burgdorferi infection in children
[Article in Polish]
* Andrzejewski A,
* Wozniakowska-Gesicka T,
* Wisniewska-Ligier M.
III Klinika Pediatrii, Instytut "Centrum Zdrowia Matki Polki" w Lodzi.
Clinical picture of Borrelia burgdorferi infection has been presented in 89 children from Lodz region. The analysis showed significant domination of cases with non specific symptoms (41.6%) as: fever or headache and cases with affected central and peripheral nervous system (30.3%).
Peripheral cranial nerves paralysis and symptoms of cerebrospinal meningitis dominated among children with neuroborreliosis. Unlike descriptions concerning adults, majority of the observed symptoms were changes characteristic for I stage of the disease. Dermatosis was found only in (19%) child and symptoms of arthritis in (9%) of them. Contact with tick was stated in 56.8% of the analysed children. Incidence of the disease occurred throughout the whole year, more frequently in summer and autumn months.
PMID: 16909770 [PubMed - in process]