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Lyme borelliosis

Beata Pepłońska, Neonila Szeszenia-Dabrowska
BACKGROUND: In spite of some unquestionable positive tendencies observed over the last few years, occupational infectious diseases still pose a serious problem in Poland. During the last thirty years overall as many as 41,000 cases of occupational contagious and invasive diseases were identified. METHODS AND MATERIALS: The analysis covered all cases of occupational diseases, reported by sanitary and hygiene stations on a specially designed form, to the Register of Occupational Diseases in Poland over the years 1998-2002...
2003: Medycyna Pracy
C Mallia
Although the division of medicine into specialties according to different systems is convenient, it is also artificial: the different systems interact and many diseases overlap both in their pathological features as well as their clinical expression. Many examples of such interactions are seen in the connective tissue disorders, where rheumatological and dermatological manifestations may be prominent features. In some of them the skin rash may be a diagnostic marker (e.g., systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis)...
1999: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
H W Pfister
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July 1995: Krankenpflege Journal
E Lader
Due to the high incidence of Lyme disease, the ease with which it can be misdiagnosed, and its potential for causing irreversible neurologic or cardiac complications and fatalities if left untreated, all patients living in known epidemic areas who manifest intractable facial pain, or what appears to be a case of temporomandibular joint syndrome that does not respond to therapy should be tested for Lyme Borelliosis. It should be remembered however, that not all patients with active Lyme disease produce antibodies, and it is thus imperative for the clinician to obtain a detailed patient history with a focused series of questions directed at the known presentations of the disease, with specific emphasis placed on the prior appearance of an ECM lesion...
November 1989: New York State Dental Journal
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