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Lyme Disease (cont.)

Lyme Disease Pictures

Picture of the Lyme rash.
Picture of the Lyme rash. Photo courtesy of M. Fergione, B. Tucker, L. Zernel, Pfizer Labs

The bull's-eye shape of the Lyme rash may grow in size.
Picture of the bull's-eye shape of the Lyme rash, which may grow in size.

The Lyme rash.
Picture of the Lyme rash.

Magnified ticks at different stages of development.
Picture of magnified ticks at different stages of development.

Map of reported cases from the CDC
Map of reported cases from the CDC

REFERENCES:

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. "The History of the Lyme Disease Vaccine." July 31, 2014. <http://www.historyofvaccines.org/content/articles/history-lyme-disease-vaccine>.

Hu, Linden. "Clinical manifestations of Lyme disease in adults." June 2015. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/clinical-manifestations-of-lyme-disease-in-adults?source=search_result&search=lyme+disease&selectedTitle=1~150>.

Shapiro, Eugene D. "Lyme disease: Clinical manifestations in children." June 2015. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/lyme-disease-clinical-manifestations-in-children?source=search_result&search=lyme+disease+children&selectedTitle=4~150>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Lyme Disease." June 2, 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/17/2015

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