Facebook Icon Twitter icon Instagram icon Feedback

Chronic Synovitis (Lyme Disease)

prev slide 2 of 2
No Image
Bone_Synovitis_Acute_LymeDisease2.jpg

Close

Comments:
The main agent responsible for Lyme disease in North America is Borrelia burgdorferi which is transmitted by the bite of an infected tick belonging to the genus Ixodes. High-power view of this synovial biopsy shows chronic inflammatory infiltrate composed mainly of lymphocytes and a few histiocytes and neutrophils.

prev slide 2 of 2