Muscle, reticuloendothelial, and late skin manifestations of Lyme disease.

@article{Ilowite1995MuscleRA,
  title={Muscle, reticuloendothelial, and late skin manifestations of Lyme disease.},
  author={Norman T. Ilowite},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={98 4A},
  pages={
          63S-68S
        }
}
In addition to classic organ system involvement, Lyme disease may be characterized by myositis, liver and spleen involvement, and atypical cutaneous manifestations. Myositis is characteristically localized near an involved joint or localized neuropathy. Nuclear imaging with gallium-67 may be useful for detection. Myositis responds to treatment with intravenous or oral antibiotics. Patients with erythema migrans have been observed to have liver function test abnormalities in the absence of… CONTINUE READING
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