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Borrelial lymphocytoma presentations of the ear
  1. Michael Buettcher
  1. Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Luzerner Kantonsspital Kinderspital Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michael Buettcher, Luzerner Kantonsspital Kinderspital Luzern, 6000 Luzern, Switzerland; michael.buettcher{at}luks.ch

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Two girls from central Switzerland presented in spring with a history of localised skin colour change and swelling of their ears. The 4-year-old girl complained of painless erythematous swelling in the earlobe (figure 1A) for 4 weeks. The 6-year-old girl also complained of painless erythematous swelling with a similar appearance at the helix (figure 1B), but for 5 months. Initially the parents noticed swelling and mild redness which …

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