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Descriptor English:   Lyme Disease 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedad de Lyme 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doença de Lyme 
Synonyms English:   Arthritis, Lyme
B. burgdorferi Infection
B. burgdorferi Infections
Borrelia burgdorferi Infection
Borrelia burgdorferi Infections
Borreliosis, Lyme
Disease, Lyme
Lyme Arthritis
Lyme Borreliosis  
Tree Number:   C01.252.400.155.569
C01.252.400.825.480
C01.252.847.193.569
Definition English:   An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with specific Borrelia (IM)
History Note English:   85; was LYME ARTHRITIS see ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS l979-84 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   22549 
Unique Identifier:   D008193 

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