Eritema crónico migratorio en la enfermedad de Lyme

El eritema crónico migratorio es la lesión inicial de la enfermedad de Lyme y con frecuencia aparece en el sitio de la picadura de la garrapata causante de la infección. Es un sarpullido rojo, plano, creciente o levemente elevado que puede llegar a medir desde 12 a 35 cm (de 4 a 20 pulgadas) de ancho (el sarpullido promedio mide 17 cm ó 6 pulgadas). (Cortesía de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades -CDC- de los Estados Unidos)Eritema crónico migratorio en la enfermedad de Lyme

Revision

Last reviewed 2/27/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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