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Rheumatic Heart Disease

Rheumatic heart disease is the most serious complication of rheumatic fever. Acute rheumatic fever follows 0.3% of cases of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis in children.  We have information articles and valuable links to other resources.

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What is Rheumatic heart disease?

Rheumatism is a non-specific term used to describe medical conditions concerning joints and connective tissue. more...

After Rheumatic heart attack

Patients usually show significant improvement after initiation of anti-inflammatory therapy. However, they should not be allowed to resume full activities until all...
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Patho-physiological manifestation of Rheumatic heart disease

Rheumatic fever develops in some children and adolescents following pharyngitis with group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus (ie, Streptococcus...
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Rheumatic heart disease prevalence around the world

The rate of development of rheumatic fever in individuals with untreated strep infection is estimated to be 3%. The incidence of recurrence with a subsequent untreated...
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Symptoms and diagnosis of Rheumatic heart disease

•    fever
•    red, raised, lattice-like rash, usually on the chest, back and abdomen
•    swollen, tender, red and extremely painful joints — particularly the knees, ankles, elbows or wrists
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Various treatment methods for Rheumatic heart disease

When it comes to rheumatic heart disease treatment, the most effective approach is to contain the rheumatic fever as soon...
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