Musculoskeletal and neurologic outcomes in patients with previously treated Lyme disease.

@article{Shadick1999MusculoskeletalAN,
  title={Musculoskeletal and neurologic outcomes in patients with previously treated Lyme disease.},
  author={Nancy A. Shadick and C B Phillips and Oliver Sangha and Eric L. Logigian and R F Kaplan and E A Wright and Anne H. Fossel and K K Fossel and V Berardi and R A Lew and M H Liang},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={131 12},
  pages={919-26}
}
Lyme disease is a multisystem disorder of the skin, nervous system, heart, and joints (1-3) caused by tick-borne infection with Borrelia burgdorferi. Although the neurologic and musculoskeletal sequelae of Lyme disease are well described (4-10), their long-term clinical and functional effects in patients previously treated with antibiotics are not well understood. Several follow-up analyses demonstrated an increased prevalence of neurocognitive and musculoskeletal sequelae in persons with… CONTINUE READING
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