Lyme Disease Is on the Rise

Title: Lyme Disease Is on the RiseCategory: Doctor's&Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/29/2000 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

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For most of us, springtime marks the return of life to a dreary landscape, bringing birdsong, trees in bud, and daffodils in bloom. But if you work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the coming of spring means the return of nasty diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes. The killjoys at CDC celebrated the end of winter with a bummer of a paper showing that infections spread by ticks doubled in the United States from 2004 to 2016. (Tick populations have exploded in recent decades, perhaps due to climate change and loss of biodiversity.) Lyme disease The most common infection spread by ticks in the US i...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Infectious diseases Source Type: blogs
Abstract Most patients with untreated Lyme disease will experience joint symptoms. Owing to their resemblance in clinical presentation, Lyme arthritis and septic arthritis are often difficult to differentiate. However, their treatment is different. The elbow is rarely the first joint to present with symptoms. Therefore, Lyme disease is not commonly included in the differential diagnosis for children presenting with isolated elbow pain. The authors report 4 cases of monoarticular Lyme arthritis presenting in the elbow. There was an average delay of diagnosis of 4.75 days. Three cases were treated with oral antibiot...
Source: Orthopedics - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: research
Condition:   Lyme Arthritis Intervention:   Sponsor:   University Hospital, Strasbourg, France Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news
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