Lyme arthritis


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Synonyms for Lyme arthritis

an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever

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Current guidelines recommend a two-tier approach to diagnose Lyme arthritis, an initial blood screen followed by western blot confirmation.
A diagnosis of Lyme arthritis was made with the combination of a positive serum Lyme test and a negative synovial fluid culture from the affected knee.
Autoimmune mechanisms in antibiotic treatment-resistant Lyme arthritis. J Autoimmun 2001; 16:263-68.
Reserve intravenous (IV) regimens for patients with more serious presentations (eg, neurologic symptoms and symptomatic cardiac disease) and for those with refractory Lyme arthritis (TABLE 2).
A total of 30 patients were included in this study, 15 (9 males and 6 females, between 9-48 years old) with post-traumatic damage (PTD) of the knee joints were considered as a control group and those, diagnosed with Lyme arthritis, (8 females and 7 males, between 58-68 years old) were the studied group.
The persistence of spirochetal nucleic acids in active Lyme arthritis. Ann Intern Med.
Krause, "Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi by polymerase chain reaction in synovial membrane, but not in synovial fluid from patients with persisting lyme arthritis after antibiotic therapy," Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol.
He will see patients with general rheumatologic issues, including osteoarthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, osteoporosis and Lyme arthritis. He has particular interest and expertise in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis or scleroderma, myositis and vasculitis.
Bacterial Arthritis includes infections caused by Staphylococcus, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, German measles, and Lyme Arthritis.
Co-infection with Borellia burgdorferi and the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis alters murine immune responses, pathogen burdens and severity of Lyme arthritis. Infect.
Chapters on prognosis offer an evidence-based review of outcome studies and advice on managing chronic symptoms such as Lyme carditis and Lyme arthritis. The book's final chapter describes methods of prevention, such as preventing exposure, tick repellents, preventing infection after a tick bite, and preventing Lyme disease by immunization.
Lyme arthritis can be confirmed by evidence of antibodies to the Lyme bacteria in the joint fluid.