The early stage of cutaneous Lyme is frequently distinguished by the erythema-migrans patch, which manifests within a month after being bitten by an infected tick. Numerous erythema migrans variants have now been documented, prompting a case study by Hayden Doughty, BS, et al. that was recently published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. The case series examines the occurrence of bullous erythema migrans, a rare and blistering form of erythema migrans, in three patient cases.
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In a recent publication of Emerging infectious Diseases, researchers analyzed reported Lyme disease cases in endemic states to assess the total patient and societal cost. The study by Hook […]
From LDA President Pat Smith’s Blog: Sometimes we are blessed to have great men walk the earth-men and women who devote their lives to helping others without thought for themselves. Such a man was Dr. Charles Ray Jones, healer. He was honest, kind, courageous and had integrity, compassion, and humility. His devotion to helping our children all over the country is unparalleled. I knew him for decades yet never heard a complaint from him despite the many trials he faced in his life just trying to save the lives of our children.
HHS and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation have launched Phase 1 of the LymeX Diagnostics Prize, a $10 million competition to accelerate the development of Lyme disease diagnostics. Phase […]
May Awareness LDA Guest Blogger Sandy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in private practice in Middletown, CT. She has worked with adolescents and families since 1987, gradually realizing that […]
May Awareness LDA Guest Blogger Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers—Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; in Private Practice, Psychiatry, in Red Bank, New […]
Dr. Richard Horowitz Medical director, Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center
Board certified internal medicine. Member NYS DOH Tick-borne Disease Working Group 2021-2022. Member HHS Tick-borne Disease Working Group 2017-2019. Co-chair HHS Other Tick-borne Diseases and Co-infections subcommittee 2017-2019. Member, HHS Babesia and Other Tick-borne Pathogens 2019-2020
The University of Utah Health website has reported news from the university’s Division of Microbiology and Immunology and their recent discovery of a new genetic pathway that might help to uncover why some patients develop more severe cases of Lyme disease arthritis.
Science Direct has just published a case report of a child in Massachusetts that was diagnosed and treated in the ER with “isolated Lyme radiculoneuritis” (inflammation of the spinal nerve […]
A Decade Later: If you did not have an opportunity to see and hear the Congressional Lyme Hearing when it took place in 2012, and you want to read about […]