Mr. X, 30 years old, diagnosed as having “Lyme’s disease with quadriplegia” got admitted in Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U), at Sri. Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore.
His case History revealed the following details:
He had earlier attack of Lyme’s disease in 2009, initially identified with rashes all over his body, -2009, but, it was left undiagnosed until January 2013. In September 2009, while he undertook an official visit to Pondicherry, he was bitten by an insect, after which, he developed rashes all over the body. His physician told that these rashes might have developed due to allergies and improper skin hygiene. So, he was left untreated. From then on he gradually developed quadriplegia. In January 2012, he was taken to Vellore CMC and was diagnosed as having Lyme’s disease with gradually developing quadriplegia. He got discharged after three months continuous hospitalization.In December 2012, his family got shifted to Coimbatore, to stay along with their relatives.
Cite this article:
J. Kezia Angeline. Lyme’s Disease with Quadriplegia. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(4): Oct. - Dec., 2014; Page 275-276.