Lyme disease presenting with facial palsy and myocarditis mimicking myocardial infarction.
A 45-year-old woman presented with a sudden episode of typical chest pain, radiating to her neck. The patient denied premature coronary artery disease in the family. Initial EKG showed normal sinus rhythm with a 1 mm ST-elevation involving lead II and lead aVF and a 1 mm ST-depression in lead V1 with associated T-wave inversion. Initial Troponin I (normal
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Gilson, J., Khalighi, K., Elmi, F., Krishnamurthy, M., Talebian, A., & Toor, R. S. (2017). Lyme disease presenting with facial palsy and myocarditis mimicking myocardial infarction. Journal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives, 7(6), 363–365. https://doi.org/10.1080/20009666.2017.1396170
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division