Startle Myoclonus Induced by Lyme Neuroborreliosis

Julia Schoof; Christian Kluge; Hans-Jochen Heinze; Imke Galazky


J Med Case Reports. 2013;7(124) 

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This case further illustrates the chameleon role that neuroborreliosis likes to play: although the wide spectrum of different symptoms that neuroborreliosis can present with has been described, to the best of our knowledge this is the first case report about a symptomatic form of a pathologic startle response as the predominating sign of Lyme neuroborreliosis.