Solitary and Multiple Erythema Migrans in Children: Comparison of Demographic, Clinical and Laboratory Findings

@article{Arne2003SolitaryAM,
  title={Solitary and Multiple Erythema Migrans in Children: Comparison of Demographic, Clinical and Laboratory Findings},
  author={Maja Arne{\vz} and Du{\vs}ica Pleterski-Rigler and Tatajana Luznik-Bufon and Eva Ru{\vz}i{\vc}-Sablji{\vc} and Franc Strle},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2003},
  volume={31},
  pages={404-409}
}
Data on European children with erythema migrans (EM) are limited. 553 patients, 333 with solitary and 220 with multiple EM, diagnosed between 1996 and 2000, were included in the prospective study. Demographic, clinical and laboratory data including borrelial serum immunofluorescence assay antibody titers and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato blood culture results were obtained; findings in solitary and multiple EM were compared. Comparison revealed that children with multiple EM were younger (4.5… CONTINUE READING

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