volume 22, issue 2, P289-300 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.12.014
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Yoram A. Puius, Robert A. Kalish

Abstract: Arthritis is one of the most prominent features of Lyme disease, the tick-borne illness caused by Borrelia burgdorferi. Although the pathogenesis of Lyme arthritis is complex and still under study, the clinical presentation and natural history have been established by long-term observation of untreated and treated patients. This review addresses the clinical presentation of Lyme arthritis as a mono- or oligoarticular relapsing/remitting arthritis primarily affecting the large joints and describes presentations…

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