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Lyme Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lyme Disease
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.536
C01.150.252.400.794.352.250
C01.920.930.513
Unique ID
D008193
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008193
Annotation
coord IM with specific Borrelia (IM)
Scope Note
An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Entry Version
LYME DIS
Entry Term(s)
B. burgdorferi Infection
Borrelia burgdorferi Infection
Lyme Arthritis
Lyme Borreliosis
NLM Classification #
WC 406
Previous Indexing
Arthritis, Infectious (1979-1984)
Spirochaetales Infections (1982-1984)
Public MeSH Note
85; was LYME ARTHRITIS see ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS 1979-84
Online Note
search ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS 1979-84
History Note
85; was LYME ARTHRITIS see ARTHRITIS, INFECTIOUS l979-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/04/06
Revision Date
2019/06/13
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