Lyme Disease

  • A tick borne BACTERIAL infection
  • From Lyme in Connecticut USA

Symptoms:

  • Lethargy
  • Arthralgia
  • Cognitive impairment

Signs

  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Myocarditis (heart block)
  • Cranial nerve palsy’s
  • Neuropathy

Rash:

  • Erythema chronicum migrans
  • Papule which develops into large spreading Annilar leision with central fading.

Diagnosis:

  • Serological

Treatment

  • Essential to get in early with antibiotics
  • Several weeks doxycycline