Table 2

Criteria required for the definite diagnosis of LNB [all three criteria fulfilled], possible diagnosis of LNB [two of three criteria fulfilled][1]
Criteria Patient symptoms in case report
neurological symptoms suggestive for LNB Peripheral paresis of the VII. cranial nerve
CSF pleocytosis Pleocytosis in all three CSF samples, initially predominatly granulocytes, then lymphocytic pleocytosis
Specific intrathecal antibody production, positive AI AI highly positive at 20.6

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