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CASE REPORT
Lyme carditis presenting as atrial fibrillation
  1. Abir Zainal1,
  2. Amir Hanafi1,
  3. Ninad Nadkarni1,
  4. Mahmood Mubasher1,
  5. Deeraj Lingutla1 and
  6. Ryan Hoefen2
  1. 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Unity Hospital, Rochester, New York, USA
  2. 2 Department of Cardiology, Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Abir Zainal, abir.zainal{at}rochesterregional.org

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  • Contributors AZ: was the primary author for writing the case and discussion. AH, NN and MM: contributed to writing the case. DL and RH: edited the case report and were the senior physicians primarily responsible for the patient’s care.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors AZ: was the primary author for writing the case and discussion. AH, NN and MM: contributed to writing the case. DL and RH: edited the case report and were the senior physicians primarily responsible for the patient’s care.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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