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Abstract: [Lyme disease with cardiac involvement]

Kardiologiia. 2003;43(7):102-3.  [Article in Russian]  Rodionova GV, Nafeeva EN, Merkulov AV, Sibaeva II, Nafeev AA.  Ul'ianovskaia oblastnaia klinicheskaia bol'nitsa, Tsentr gosudarstvennogo sanitarno-epidemiologicheskogo nadzora Ul'ianovskox012D; oblasti.

A case of Lyme disease with cardiac involvement in a patient with congenital kidney pathology is presented. Carditis is one of manifestations of Lyme borreliosis. That is why when myocarditis of obscure etiology is detected in an area endemic for tick borreliosis special laboratory investigation for exclusion of Lyme disease should be carried out.

PMID: 12891304 [PubMed – in process]