Association of spirochetal infection with Morgellons disease [v1; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/8g]

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Marianne J Middelveen ; Divya Burugu ; Akhila Poruri ; Jennie Burke ; Peter J Mayne ; Eva Sapi ; Douglas G Kahn ; Raphael B Stricker (2013)
  • Publisher: F1000 Research Ltd
  • Journal: F1000Research (issn: 2046-1402)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.12688/f1000research.2-25.v1
  • Subject: Medical Microbiology | Parasitology | Medicine | R | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Morgellons disease (MD) is an emerging multisystem illness characterized by skin lesions with unusual filaments embedded in or projecting from epithelial tissue. Filament formation results from abnormal keratin and collagen expression by epithelial-based keratinocytes a... View more
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