J Atr Fibrillation 2016 Feb-Mar;8(5):1378. Epub 2016 Feb 29.
James J. Peter VA Medical Center/The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Lyme disease is a multisystem disorder affecting dermatologic, cardiac, nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Cardiac manifestations occur in about 5% of Lyme infections and stem from the involvement of the cardiac conduction system, resulting in varying degrees of sino-atrioventricular block. Occasionally, Lyme infection may also present with myopericarditis. Read More