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Lyme disease is a
disease caused by the spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi. It is transmitted to humans via a bite from an infected tick. It has several classic stages or categories of illness, including early localized
disease, early disseminated
disease, and late
disease. The focus of this article is on the manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of
Lyme disease of the central nervous system.
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