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Borreliosis: Early Diagnosis based on Clinical Suspicious

Marzieh Davari, AmirHossein Moghtader Mojdehi, Sahar Babaali
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Abstract

Background: Lyme disease, (LD) is the most common tick-born disease. It is caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme disease is a systemic illness. It can involve different organs, causing a large variety of clinical manifestations. LD is potentially lethal in chronic and late stages, so it is important to consider the antibiotic therapy at early stages.

Cases Report: Here we present a 29-year-old young woman who was admitted to the hospital with fatigue. She claimed to be bitten one day before the admission. She was otherwise a healthy individual.

Conclusion: Through this reported case, we highly recommend the early clinical diagnosis of Lyme disease in endemic areas.


Keywords

Lyme disease, Early diagnosis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/nbm.v6i3.19146