Lyme carditis


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Lyme carditis

The acute onset of atrioventricular conduction block, often in association with myocarditis, in a patient with Lyme disease. It is treated with antibiotics. Temporary cardiac pacing is infrequently required.
See also: carditis
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The Harvard Heart Letter tells you what symptoms to look out for and what Lyme carditis treatment options are available: