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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…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…complications of Lyme disease may be prevented by systemic antibiotic therapy early in the course of infection. Introduction Borreliosis results from the infection of the spirochete, Borrelia species. Many different Borrelia species exist with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): References

…A (2010). Lyme disease: 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Treatment

Treatment First-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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (erythema migrans)

…y, when positive, be helpful in coming to a diagnosis with specificity, whereas negativity does not exclude the diagnosis of borreliosis. It is extremely important to diagnose borreliosis early in the course of it; failure to do that may end in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…entrifugum (Quiz #245) Erythema annulare centrifugum (Quiz #287) Erythema annulare centrifugum (Quiz #397) Erythema migrans (borreliosis) (Quiz #146) Erythema migrans (borreliosis) (Quiz #147) Erythema multiforme (Quiz #166) Erythema multiforme…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…ts in different manifestations of infection, such as erythema migrans and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans in the case of borreliosis and lupus vulgaris and erythema induratum in the case of tuberculosis? Obviously, these are questions of great…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…xuses. Click image to enlarge. + Lymphocytes and plasma cells also in lichenoid array = Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (Borreliosis) + Eosinophils also in an infiltrate that is perivascular and interstitial = Erythema migrans (Borreliosis) +…