Quite Rash

Multisystem Processes & Disorders


Step 1: View Clinicals

{"ops":[{"insert":"A 40 year old man presents with the inability to close both eyes, along with difficulty in speaking with drooling of saliva. There is no history of difficulty in swallowing or hearing, or of weakness elsewhere in the body.\n\nHe presented a week ago with a unilateral facial nerve palsy. At that time he was reassured and then discharged on Acyclovir.\n\nTwo weeks ago, he experienced a self-limited episode of fever, headache and myalgia which lasted for 3 days. He had returned from a trip to Pennsylvania immediately earlier.\n\nHis medical, surgical and family histories are unremarkable. He is not any medications. A full blood count is found to be within normal parameters.\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/pd\/PD-M-142_en.png"}},{"insert":"\n"}]}

Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. CT Brain
2. Total Lyme Titre
3. Facial Nerve Biopsy
4. Biopsy Lesion

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