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This image depicts the left lateral buttock, or gluteal region of a patient who had presented with an erythema migrans (EM) rash, characteristic of what was diagnosed as Lyme disease, caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi. B. burgdorferi bacteria are transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks.
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