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Descriptor English: Lyme Disease
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedad de Lyme
Descriptor Portuguese: Doença de Lyme
Descriptor French: Maladie de Lyme
Entry term(s): Arthritis, Lyme
B. burgdorferi Infection
B. burgdorferi Infections
Borrelia burgdorferi Infection
Borrelia burgdorferi Infections
Borreliosis, Lyme
Disease, Lyme
Lyme Arthritis
Lyme Borreliosis
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.400.536
C01.150.252.400.794.352.250
C01.920.930.513
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008193
Scope note: An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Annotation: coord IM with specific Borrelia (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Arthritis, Infectious (1979-1984)
Spirochaetales Infections (1982-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 85; was LYME ARTHRITIS see ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS 1979-84
Online Note: search ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS 1979-84
History Note: 85; was LYME ARTHRITIS see ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS l979-84
Entry Version: LYME DIS
DeCS ID: 22549
Unique ID: D008193
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/04/06
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Lyme Disease - Preferred
Concept UI M0012774
Scope note An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Preferred term Lyme Disease
Entry term(s) B. burgdorferi Infection
B. burgdorferi Infections
Borrelia burgdorferi Infection
Borrelia burgdorferi Infections
Borreliosis, Lyme
Disease, Lyme
Lyme Borreliosis
Lyme Arthritis - Narrower
Concept UI M0012775
Preferred term Lyme Arthritis
Entry term(s) Arthritis, Lyme



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