Lyme arthritis


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Noun1.Lyme arthritis - an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick
zoonosis, zoonotic disease - an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
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But here's what she adds to the story: the outbreak of unusual tick-borne disease around Long Island Sound actually started in 1968, and it involved three diseases: Lyme arthritis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and babesiosis.
SAN FRANCISCO -- There's no need to wait for western blot results to differentiate Lyme arthritis from septic arthritis in children, as long as your lab, like many, uses the Liaison Borrelia burgdorferi assay, according to investigators at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
This study sought to identify predictive factors to differentiate between septic arthritis, transient synovitis, and Lyme arthritis (LA) of the knee in the pediatric population.
The proportions of Lyme neuroborreliosis (9.3%) and Lyme arthritis (4.3%) cases identified were surprisingly low compared with the total number of case-patients discharged from the hospitals during the study period.
The persistence of Lyme arthritis after treatment with antibiotics comes with a shift from an immune response expected for bacterial infection to one characterized by chronic inflammation, synovial proliferation, and breakdown of wound repair processes, according to an analysis of microRNA expression in patients before, during, and after infection.
(13-15) Indeed, HLA-DR4 and HLA-DR2 alleles were previously linked to chronic Lyme arthritis in LB cases.
Taylor, "The clinical evolution of Lyme arthritis," Annals of Internal Medicine, vol.
Lyme arthritis: an epidemic of oligoarticular arthritis in children and adults in three Connecticut communities.
(5) Joint symptoms that persist after antibiotic treatment are called antibiotic-refractory Lyme arthritis. (4-7)
Most typically, Lyme arthritis (LA) evoked by Borrelia burgdorferi is an oligoarticular process affecting knees of Lyme disease patients.