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Descriptor in English: Erythema Chronicum Migrans
Descriptor in Spanish: Eritema Crónico Migrans
Descriptor in Portuguese: Eritema Migrans Crônico
Descriptor in French: Érythème chronique migrateur
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.400.536.400
C01.150.252.400.794.352.250.400
C01.150.252.819.310
C01.800.720.310
C01.920.930.513.400
C17.800.229.200
C17.800.838.765.310
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: from a tick bite; "stage-1 manifestation of LYME DISEASE"
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
History Note: 90
DeCS UI: 24627
Descriptor UI: D015787
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/15
Revision Date: 1994/02/08
Erythema Chronicum Migrans - Preferred
Concept UI M0024184
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Erythema Chronicum Migrans



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