Posts Tagged ‘Lyme disease’

December 16th, 2013

Three Cases of Sudden Cardiac Death Linked to Lyme Carditis

Three cases of sudden cardiac death associated with Lyme carditis were reported in 2012 and 2013 and are described in MMWR. Only four such deaths have previously been reported. The three patients, aged 26 to 38, lived in states with a high incidence of Lyme disease. None had rash; two had pre-existing heart conditions. Postmortem investigation […]