Does anyone have experience with findings in skin ultrasound of areas with suspicion of Lyme Disease? What would be the differential diagnosis?
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sorry, no experience in this problem.
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In patients with presumptive diagnosis of Lyme disease, usually the question for the sonographer is if we can find lesions suggestive of morphea ( cutaneous scleroderma), because the appearance of morphea has been associated in some cases to the infection with Borrelia burgdorferi which is the cause of Lyme Disease.
A reference for supporting the diagnosis and detecting activity of morphea on color Doppler ultrasound in: