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  • Impact Factor: 0.285**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2638-4558
  • DOI: 10.25107/2638-4558
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  •  Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Chemotherapy
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Endoscopy
  •  Cardiovascular Medicine
  •  Allergy & Immunology
  •  Surgical
  •  Respiratory Medicine


Citation: Clin Case Rep Int. 2020;4(1):1155.DOI: 10.25107/2638-4558.1155

Diagnosing Lyme Carditis Presenting with Complete Heart Block

Padmaraj Samarendra and Saloni Kapoor

Division of Cardiology, Pittsburgh V.A. Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA Division of Internal Medicine, UPMC Presbyterian, Medicine and, VA Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, USA

*Correspondance to: Padmaraj Samarendra 

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Diagnosing self- limited conduction abnormality of Lyme carditis in absence of pathognomonic skin rash or history of tick bite is challenging but necessary to avoid placement of pacemaker particularly in young patients. High degree of clinical suspicion, rapidly progressing conduction block and prompt response to antibiotics, may help in diagnosis.


Lyme carditis; Complete heart block; Lyme disease; Conduction abnormality

Cite the Article:

Samarendra P, Kapoor S. Diagnosing Lyme Carditis Presenting with Complete Heart Block. Clin Case Rep Int. 2020; 4: 1155.

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