Borreliosis: An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu.
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causes, and treatments of Borreliosis is available below.
Symptoms of Borreliosis
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Prognosis for Borreliosis
Prognosis for Borreliosis:
if untreated, can cause joint, heart and nervous system problems
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Definitions of Borreliosis:
Borreliosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Borreliosis, or a subtype of Borreliosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Borreliosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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