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This report is about a rare connection between
Lyme disease and an inflammation of the left temporomandibular joint. In this case, an infection was documented in 1998, 5 years after contact with Borrelia burgdorferi. The patient, a 49-year-old female, first came to our department in 1999. She showed the symptoms of a left temporomandibular joint infection.
We suggested treatment with ceftriaxone 1 x 2 g/day i.v.