Fatal Lyme carditis presenting as fluctuating high-grade atrioventricular block

TitleFatal Lyme carditis presenting as fluctuating high-grade atrioventricular block
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsSemproni M, Rusk R, Wuerz T
JournalCMAJ
Volume192
Start PageE574
Issue21
PaginationE574-E577
Date Published05/2020
Abstract

Clinicians should be aware of the risk of Lyme carditis in patients presenting with atrioventricular (AV) block, especially those with a history of outdoor exposure in Lyme endemic areas, even if they do not endorse tick exposure or history of erythema migrans.

URLhttps://www.cmaj.ca/content/192/21/E574