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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of patients with Lyme neuroborreliosis and erythema migrans

From: Occurrence of erythema migrans in children with Lyme neuroborreliosis and the association with clinical characteristics and outcome – a prospective cohort study

On admission LNB patients with EM (n = 37)
Gender
 Female, n (%) 14 (38)
 Male, n (%) 23 (62)
Age, median (range) 7 (2–15)
Observed tick bite, n (%) 25 (68)
Time between EM and LNB diagnosis
 1–4 weeks, n (%) 11 (30)
 1–2 months, n (%) 9 (24)
 3–5 months, n (%) 0 (0)
 6–12 months, n (%) 0 (0)
  > 1 year, n (%) 1 (3)
 Not specified, n (%) 16 (43)
Location of EM
 Head and neck, n (%) 27 (73)
 Trunk, n (%) 2 (5)
 Limbs, n (%) 6 (16)
 Not specified, n (%) 2 (5)
Antibiotic treatment for EM 4 (11)
  1. EM erythema migrans, LNB Lyme neuroborreliosis; patient are classified according to European guidelines [13]