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Kardiol Pol. 2013;71(2):205-7. doi: 10.5603/KP.2013.0020.

[Complete atrio-ventricular block as a first symptom of borreliosis: antibiotic treatment instead of pacemaker implantation].

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  • 1Klinika Elektrokardiologii, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Łodzi, Łódź.


We present a 46-year-old male patient with complete atrio-ventricular block. A inflammatory etiology was suspected and finally lyme carditis was diagnosed. The conduction abnormalities disappeared with antibiotic treatment and a pacemaker implantation was not needed. Further follow-up of two years was uneventful.

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