The Faces of Lyme: Penny
“Getting better all the time”
Penny’s story is an example of Lyme manifesting as Rheumatoid Arthritis. Her RA diagnosis came first from her primary care doctor who referred her to our clinic. Upon further investigation it was revealed that her RA was a manifestation of underlying Lyme disease.
Doctor Shikhman explains RA and its heterogeneous nature and why he always searches for the driving force behind RA. He discusses why some inflammatory drugs don’t always work.