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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

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An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lymphadenosis benigna cutis), and acral patches and plaques that in time become atrophic (acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lym…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lym…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

Key Points Infection with various Borrelia species causes borreliosis, which may have cutaneous and systemic manifestations. This infection is transmitted through bites of the Ixodes species of ticks. Early Lyme disease (erythema chronicum migrans)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): References

…sease: a review, Curr All Asthma Rep, 10: 13-20. Mullegger RR (2004). Dermatological manifestations of Lyme borreliosis, Eur J Derm, 14: 296-309. Stanek G, Wormser GP, Gray J, Strle F (2011). Lyme borreliosis, Lancet, September e-Pub ahead of print….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

…t-line therapy: Systemic antibiotics is first-line treatment. Borreliosis will respond to tetracyclines, penicillins, most second or third generation cephalosporins, and macrolides. Therapy for two to four weeks is required. There is limited evidence…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (erythema migrans)

Borreliosis (erythema migrans) Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age and either sex Distribution of lesions Nearly anywhere, but mostly the lower extremities; involvement of face and scalp is more common in children Configuration of lesions…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…iodermatitis (Quiz #817) Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (borreliosis) (Quiz #148) Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (borreliosis) (Quiz #149) Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (borreliosis) (Quiz #150) Acute myelogenous leukemia (Quiz #612)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…trate; sometimes lichenoid, too = Erythema chronicum migrans (Borreliosis) + Lymphocytes, plasma cells, and neutrophils dispersed among collagen bundles in the lower two thirds of the dermis, and lymphocytes and plasma cells in nodules at the junctio…