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Analysis of Lyme Disease Lesions

2015-05-25 21:40:44 | BioPortfolio

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Duration of Antibiotic Treatment of Erythema Migrans

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of 15-day versus 10-day doxycycline treatment in patients with erythema migrans.

Comparison of Doxycycline and Cefuroxime Axetil in Erythema Migrans

A European, prospective clinical trial in which doxycycline and cefuroxime axetil were compared in the treatment of adult patients with erythema migrans included a control group to address...

Duration of Doxycycline Treatment in EM Patients

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of 7-day versus 14-day doxycycline treatment in patients with erythema migrans.

Duration of Doxycycline Treatment in MEM Patients

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of 7-day versus 14-day doxycycline treatment in patients with multiple erythema migrans.

Patient's Pretreatment Expectations About Post-Lyme Symptoms

The investigators will focus on pretreatment expectations of patients with early Lyme disease manifested as erythema migrans with the aim of assessing the association between pretreatment ...

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Unusual presentation of erythema elevatum diutinum with underlying hepatitis B infection.

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Treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea, facial erythema, and facial telangiectasia with a 577-nm pro-yellow laser: a case series.

Various lasers have been used for the treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea (ETR), facial erythema (FE), and facial telangiectasias (FT). The assessment of the treatments of all of these condi...

Report of Non-Lyme, Erythema Migrans Rashes from New Jersey with a Review of Possible Role of Tick Salivary Toxins.

Erythema migrans (EM) rashes once considered pathognomonic of Lyme disease (LD) have been reported following bites of arthropods that do not transmit LD and in areas with no LD. Also, EM rashes have b...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A species of parasitic nematode found in the intestine of dogs. Lesions in the brain, liver, eye, kidney, and lung are caused by migrating larvae. In humans, these larvae do not follow normal patterns and may produce visceral larva migrans (LARVA MIGRANS, VISCERAL).

A deep type of gyrate erythema that follows a bite by an ixodid tick; it is a stage-1 manifestation of LYME DISEASE. The site of the bite is characterized by a red papule that expands peripherally as a nonscaling, palpable band that clears centrally. This condition is often associated with systemic symptoms such as chills, fever, headache, malaise, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, backache, and stiff neck.

Infections caused by nematode larvae which never develop into the adult stage and migrate through various body tissues. They commonly infect the skin, eyes, and viscera in man. Ancylostoma brasiliensis causes cutaneous larva migrans. Toxocara causes visceral larva migrans.

An ascarid nematode found primarily in the small intestine of the larger Felidae as well as dogs and cats. It differs from TOXOCARA in that the larvae do not migrate through the lungs. It does occasionally produce visceral larva migrans (LARVA MIGRANS, VISCERAL) in man, although more rarely than does Toxocara.

Recurrent cutaneous manifestation of GLUCAGONOMA characterized by necrolytic polycyclic migratory lesions with scaling borders. It is associated with elevated secretion of GLUCAGON by the tumor. Other conditions with elevated serum glucagon levels such as HEPATIC CIRRHOSIS may also result in similar skin lesions, which are referred to as pseudoglucagonoma syndrome.

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