Early Disseminated Lyme Disease with Carditis Complicated by Posttreatment Lyme Disease Syndrome

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Novak, Cheryl; Harrison, Andrew; Aucott, John;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Hindawi
  • Journal: Case Reports in Infectious Diseases,volume 2,017 (issn: 2090-6625, eissn: 2090-6633)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2017/5847156, pmc: PMC5684556
  • Subject: RC109-216 | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Case Report | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses

Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. When untreated, infection may spread to the heart, nervous system, and joints. Cardiac involvement usually manifests as abnormalities of the conduction system and bradycardia. Treatment ... View more
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