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Lyme Disease (cont.)

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The Lyme rash. Photo courtesy of M. Fergione, B. Tucker, L. Zernel, Pfizer Labs
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.
The bull's-eye shape of the Lyme rash may grow in size.
The Lyme rash.
The Lyme rash.
Magnified ticks at different stages of development.
Magnified ticks at different stages of development.
Map of reported cases from the CDC
Map of reported cases from the CDC

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014
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