By Andrea H. Caesar

While she moved to Barrington, Rhode Island, Andrea Caesar was once an energetic, chuffed, vivacious ten-year-old who enjoyed to play kickball and grasp from the monkey bars. A yr later, Andrea had difficulty catching her breath whereas operating, used to be tormented by migraines, and battled consistent muscle aches. Andrea had replaced as anyone; she used to be the child who used to be continuously lacking tuition. even if she didn't understand it on the time, she had gotten smaller Borrelia burgdorferi, greater referred to as Lyme disease.

Caesar, who was once eventually clinically determined at age thirty-six, stocks a uncooked and sincere glance contained in the brain of a lady suffering from remedy in her pursuit of wellbeing. She chronicles her lifestyles from age 11 via her prognosis and next remedy, recalling her feelings as she struggled with Lyme, its indicators, and a number of similar infections—all whereas trying to reside a standard lifestyles. pushed by means of her choice to assist others with a similar disease, Caesar presents info on what labored, what didn't paintings, and why.

A Twist of Lyme stocks the eye-catching, heart-wrenching tale of a woman’s decades-long conflict with Lyme illness as she is led via perseverance, braveness, and wish to an eventual prognosis and remedy.

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Do not share the results of the study with the patient. Legally, only physicians can give diagnoses. 10 SECTION ONE IMAGE PROTOCOLS FOR FULL SONOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF THE ABDOMEN I. Liver Study with Full Abdomen Liver LONGITUDINAL IMAGES 11 1. Longitudinal image of the left lobe of the liver to include the inferior margin and the aorta. Anterior Left lobe Pancreas body Bowel Superior Inferior Aorta Splenic vein Spine Splenic artery Diaphragm Posterior L A B E L E D : LIVER SAG LT LOBE 12 2. Longitudinal image of the left lobe of the liver to include the diaphragm and caudate lobe.

23 Right lobe Aorta LONGITUDINAL IMAGE SCANNING TIP: The images of the aorta may be included with the liver images if the aorta is well visualized. 13. Longitudinal image of the proximal and middle aorta. Splenic artery Anterior Stomach Pancreas Superior Inferior Liver Superior mesenteric Proximal and Middle aorta artery Splenic Posterior vein L A B E L E D : AORTA SAG MID 24 AXIAL IMAGE 14. Axial image of the middle aorta at the level of the renal arteries. Pancreas Anterior Stomach Right Left Liver Splenic vein Superior mesenteric artery IVC Left renal vein Middle aorta Spine Posterior L A B E L E D : AORTA TRV MID 25 Left renal artery Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) SCANNING TIP: The images of the inferior vena cava (IVC) may be included with the liver images if the IVC is well visualized.

Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Study with Full Abdomen V. Pancreas Study with Full Abdomen VI. Renal Study with Full Abdomen VII. Spleen Study with Full Abdomen • Criteria: — Begin studies with a survey of abdominal structures in at least two scanning planes. — Do not share the results of the study with the patient. Legally, only physicians can give diagnoses. 10 SECTION ONE IMAGE PROTOCOLS FOR FULL SONOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF THE ABDOMEN I. Liver Study with Full Abdomen Liver LONGITUDINAL IMAGES 11 1.

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