Complete heart block due to lyme carditis.

  title={Complete heart block due to lyme carditis.},
  author={Ronald Lo and Dhananjai J Menzies and Herbert Archer and Todd J. Cohen},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  volume={15 6},
Lyme carditis is becoming a more frequent complication of Lyme disease, primarily due to the increasing incidence of this disease in the United States. Cardiovascular manifestations of Lyme disease often occur within 21 days of exposure and include fluctuating degrees of atrioventricular (AV) block, acute myopericarditis or mild left ventricular dysfunction and rarely cardiomegaly or fatal pericarditis. AV block can vary from first-, second-, third-degree heart block, to junctional rhythm and… CONTINUE READING