New scan technique reveals brain inflammation associated with post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome

Your daily selection of the latest science news!

According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Medical Xpress February 5, 2019 at 09:33AM.)

More than 1 in 10 people successfully treated with antibiotics for Lyme disease go on to develop chronic, sometimes debilitating, and poorly understood symptoms of fatigue and brain fog that may last for years after their initial infection has cleared up. Now, in a small study, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have used an advanced form of brain scan to show that 12 people with documented post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome (PTLDS) all show elevation of a chemical marker of widespread brain inflammation, compared with 19 healthy controls.

|

  • Got any news, tips or want to contact us directly? Feel free to email us: esistme@gmail.com.
    To see more posts like these; please subscribe to our newsletter. By entering a valid email, you’ll receive top trending reports delivered to your inbox.

__

This article and images were originally posted on [Medical Xpress] February 5, 2019 at 09:33AM. Credit to the original author and Medical Xpress | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.