Lívia Montelo Araújo Jorge

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Dear Editor, Lyme disease (LD) is a multisystem infectious disease with prominent cutaneous findings. It is caused by spirochetes belonging to the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex, mainly transmitted by the bite of infected Ixodes ticks.1,2 In Europe, it is endemic in Germany, Austria, Denmark, and Sweden; in the Americas, it is considered a public(More)
Injuries to humans caused by porcupines are rare. However, they may occur due to the proximity of urban areas and the animal's habitat in areas such as the Floresta da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro. Outdoor sports and leisure activities in areas close to forests or in the rain forest are also relevant for incidents of this kind and a better knowledge of the(More)
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