Lyme Disease Manifestation in Children of Different Races

Photo of bk=lack child's handClinical Infectious Diseases (Hunt, K.M et al) published on 10.31.22, “Racial Differences in the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease in Children.”  Researcher findings were that black children with Lyme disease were less likely to have a “bull’s eye” or erythema migrans (EM) rash diagnosed compared with children of other races. Black children were also more likely to have a swollen joint compared to children of other races. 


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