Otolaryngologic aspects of lyme disease

  title={Otolaryngologic aspects of lyme disease},
  author={Augustine L. Moscatello and Douglas L. Worden and Robert B. Nadelman and Gary Wormser and Frank E. Lucente},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
Lyme disease is a systemic illness caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by the bite of a tick in the Iocodes ricinus complex. While the illness is often associated with a characteristic rash, erythema migrans, patients may also present with a variety of complaints in the absence of the rash. The otolaryngologist may be called upon to see both groups of patients, with any number of signs and symptoms referable to the head and neck, including headache, neck pain… 

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