Case-based quiz: lyme disease

A 28-year-old man, who spent the previous weekend camping in the New Forest, has recently developed a rash. Could he have contracted Lyme disease?

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A 28-year-old man, who spent the previous weekend camping in the New Forest, has recently developed a rash. He did find and remove a live tick from his left leg on the Sunday evening. He had a mild fever but is otherwise well. He has no past medical history of note and is not taking any medication. He is worried about Lyme disease.

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