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Cover for Lyme neuroborreliosis: a European perspective.

This chapter provides a European perspective on the epidemiology of Lyme neuroborreliosis, highlighting the prevailing genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, main vector (Ixodes ricinus), and geographical variation in incidence. It then discusses the European Federation of Neurological...

Author(s)
Dersch, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medically unexplained symptoms and Lyme neuroborreliosis - not the same: a study in an endemic area of Norway.

After reports that the Hospital of Southern Norway has experienced a rise in referrals for suspected Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB), an investigation was carried out to examine these patients' symptoms and final diagnoses to learn more about the presentation of LNB in Norway. The medical records of...

Author(s)
Roaldsnes, E.; Eikeland, R.; Berild, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Erythema migrans.

Erythema migrans (EM) is an expanding erythematous rash that develops at the site of the bite of certain Ixodes ticks within days to weeks. It is the most common objective manifestation of Lyme disease, accounting for about 90% of cases. This chapter reviews the current practice of diagnosing EM,...

Author(s)
Nadelman, R. B.; Hu, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme carditis.

The cardiac complications of Lyme disease (termed Lyme carditis) present during the early disseminated phase of infection by Borrelia burgdorferi, usually 3 weeks to 3 months after initial inoculation. The clinical manifestations of Lyme carditis are typically self-limited and almost always involve ...

Author(s)
Salik, J. R.; Dudzinski, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The musculoskeletal manifestations of Lyme disease (infection with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borrelia burgdorferi</i>).

This chapter is divided into 3 sections. The first section describes the musculoskeletal consequences of Lyme disease, including: arthralgia, migratory polyarthralgia and myalgias; monoarthritis and oligoarthritis; patellofemoral joint dysfunction; persisting musculoskeletal pain after antibiotic...

Author(s)
Sigal, L. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nervous system involvement.

This chapter reviews basic pathological concepts of nervous system disease, followed by an examination of the pathogenesis of neuroborreliosis and the clinical manifestations of central nervous system and peripheral nerve involvement. It also describes the disorder termed Lyme disease...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme disease in children.

This chapter reviews the aetiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment prognosis, and prevention of Lyme disease in children. It also briefly discusses "misguided" beliefs about "chronic" Lyme disease, and how clinicians should address them.

Author(s)
Shapiro, E. D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chronic Lyme disease.

Despite being widely used by both the lay and medical communities, chronic Lyme disease (CLD) is a very complicated term, used as a label for quite different patient groups. These include patients with late Lyme disease (e.g. arthritis and late neuroborreliosis), as well as patients described as...

Author(s)
Marques, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lyme disease: the great controversy.

This chapter traces the origin of the clinical condition termed 'chronic Lyme disease' (CLD) and explores the various medical, political, and legal issues it has brought. It also provides a detailed examination of some of the key myths that together reinforced the recognition of CLD as a diagnosis. ...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.; Baker, P.; Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the cardiovascular system.

This chapter focuses on the cardiovascular parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely babesiosis (Babesia canis and B. gibsoni) and dirofilariasis (Dirofilaria immitis and Dipetalonema reconditum [Acanthocheilonema reconditum]). Their aetiology, epidemiology, transmission, clinical features,...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter

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