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Lyme disease

Introduction: Lyme disease

Description of Lyme disease

Lyme disease (medical condition): Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by tick bites. There are a variety of symptoms of Lyme disease including a skin rash ...more

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Lyme disease: an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Lyme disease: A specific species of bacteria, part of the BORRELIA BURGDORFERI GROUP, whose common name is Lyme disease spirochete.
Source: Diseases Database

Lyme disease: recurrent multisystemic infectious disease caused by a spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes ticks; it is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations.
Source: CRISP

Lyme disease: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Lyme disease: Related Topics

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Lyme disease: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lyme disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Lyme disease, or a subtype of Lyme disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lyme disease as a Disease

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Lyme disease: Related Diseases

Lyme disease: Lyme disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Lyme disease: Article Excerpts

NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lyme Disease Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. It may cause a number of medical conditions.... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lyme Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Lyme Disease -- The Facts, The Challenge: NIAID (Excerpt)

Lyme disease is still mistaken for other ailments, and it continues to pose many other challenges: it can be... (Source: excerpt from Lyme Disease -- The Facts, The Challenge: NIAID)

NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lyme Disease Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. It may... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neurological Sequelae Of Lyme Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Lyme Disease -- The Facts, The Challenge: NIAID (Excerpt)

Lyme disease is still mistaken for other ailments, and it continues to pose many other challenges: it can be difficult... (Source: excerpt from Lyme Disease -- The Facts, The Challenge: NIAID)

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Lyme disease: Related Disease Topics

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Terms associated with Lyme disease:

Terms Similar to Lyme disease:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Lyme disease:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Lyme disease

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Lyme disease can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Lyme disease:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lyme disease

The following list attempts to classify Lyme disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • zoonosis,zoonotic disease
  • animal disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

External links related to: Lyme disease

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