Table 2

Clinical data of patients with ocular Lyme borreliosis

Patient, initials, age (years), sex Ocular manifestation Systemic symptoms Tick bite Erythema migrans Steroid treatment before dx. Treatment treatment-response Visual acuity before/after treatment
1 RKBilateral uveitis posterior (>10 years), secondary (steroid) glaucoma, relapseArthritis, myalgia++2 weeks ceftriaxone IV,RE: 20/3220/20
48, M4 weeks doxycycline POLE: 20/4020/25
recurrence ->
4 weeks doxycycline PORE: 20/2520/20
slow improvementLE: 20/2520/25
2 RHFBilateral uveitis posterior, (>3 years), relapseArthritis, fatigue++2 weeks ceftriaxone IV,RE: 20/12520/50
54, F4 weeks doxycycline POLE: 20/8020/50
recurrence ->RE: 20/8020/50
4 weeks. Minocycline POLE: 20/8020/32
slow improvement
3 SRBilateral uveitis intermedia, (>5 years)Arthritis+2 weeks ceftriaxone IV,RE: 20/2520/20
59, F4 weeks doxycycline POLE: 20/2520/25
4 UNBilateral uveitis posterior (>3 years)Arthritis, peripheral neuropathy++3 weeks clindamycin PO,RE: 20/3220/25
53, F2 weeks ceftriaxone IVLE: 20/5020/32
slow improvement
5 FHBilateral uveitis posteriorHepatitis++3 weeks ceftriaxone IV,RE: 20/3220/20
37, M4 weeks doxycycline POLE: 20/3220/20
slow improvement
6 KEBilateral uveitis anteriorHeadache++4 weeks doxycycline PORE: 20/6420/50
76, FLE: 20/6420/32
  • IV = intravenous; PO = by mouth.