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Afzelius' syndrome

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Eruption of single lesions of erythema annulare centrifugum, expanding to reach massive extension. Meningitic symptoms and signs in a number of cases. Both sexes affected. In the 1980’s the etiological agent was identified to be Borrelia burgdorferi.


  • A. Afzelius:
    Verhandlungen der dermatologischen Gesellschaft zu Stockholm.
    Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Berlin, 1910, 101: 104. Erythema chronicum migrans.
    Acta dermato-venereologica, Stockholm, 1921, 2: 120–125.
  • B. Lipschütz:
    Zur Kenntnis der "Erythema chronicum migrans".
    Acta dermato-venereologica, Stockholm, 1931, 12: 100–102.

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