Late Lyme endocarditis references **

Błaut-Jurkowska J, Olszowska M, Kaźnica-Wiatr M, Piotr Podolec P. [Lyme carditis]. [Article in Polish]. Pol Med J. 2015;39(230):111–115. [PubMed]

Kuchynka P, Palecek T, Havranek S et al. Recent-onset dilated cardiomyopathy associated with Borrelia burgdorferi infection. Herz. 2015;40(6):892-897. doi:10.1007/s00059-015-4308-1. [PubMed]

Plocarová K. [Inflammatory borrelia - associated dilated cardiomyopathy]. [Article in Czech]. Vnitr Lek. 2013;59(12):1107-10. [PubMed

 

Some definitions of Terminology

✓  The secondary stage results from the dissemination of Borrelia during the early latent stage.

✓  The late stage is considered chronic if the duration is more than six months.

✓ ** (double red asterisks) indicates possibility of fatality from the condition 

 

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