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Borreliosis: Introduction

Borreliosis: An infectious bacterial disorder that is transmitted by ticks and causes skin rashes joint swelling and other symptoms similar to the flu. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Borreliosis is available below.

Symptoms of Borreliosis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Borreliosis?

Borreliosis: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Borreliosis

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Disease Topics Related To Borreliosis

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Misdiagnosis and Borreliosis

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Borreliosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Prognosis for Borreliosis

Prognosis for Borreliosis: if untreated, can cause joint, heart and nervous system problems

Statistics for Borreliosis

Borreliosis: Broader Related Topics

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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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