[A man with a swollen nipple]

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2013;157(43):A6067.
[Article in Dutch]


A 39-year-old man visited the dermatologist because of a swollen nipple since 2 months. The nipple area showed erythema, the mass was palpable. We found no swollen lymph nodes. After blood examination we made the diagnosis 'Borrelial lymphocytoma', a cutaneous manifestation of Lyme borreliosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Erythema
  • Humans
  • Lyme Disease / diagnosis*
  • Lyme Disease / pathology
  • Male
  • Nipples / pathology
  • Pseudolymphoma / diagnosis*
  • Pseudolymphoma / pathology