Erythema migrans in Lyme disease

Wetter, David A.
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, p1281
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 47 year old man who was presented with two week history of an enlarging red patch on his left thigh, associated with lowgrade fever. His medical examination revealed Lyme disease, which was slowly expanding erythema with partial central clearing forming the classic target lesion homogeneous erythema. It reveals that antibiotics including doxycycline and amoxicillin are commonly advisable drugs in case of Lyme disease.


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