secondary Lyme disease
secondary Lyme diseaseEarly disseminated Lyme disease, stage 2 Lyme disease Infectious disease A stage of Lyme disease that develops wks to months after the primary skin lesions disappear, characterized by neurologic or cardiac Sx; SLD spreads via the lymph or blood wks after the tick bite Clinical Lesions involve skin, CNS, and musculoskeletal systems; Sx occur in half of Pts and may be intermittent and disappear spontaneously; heart is involved in ±10%. See Lyme disease.
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