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Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Lance Christiansen, D.O.; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [2]; Varun Kumar, M.B.B.S. [3]; Anthony Gallo, B.S. [4]

Synonyms and Keywords: RF; Rheumatic heart disease; RHD; Acute rheumatic fever; Chronic rheumatic fever; Rheumatic carditis

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Rheumatic Fever from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications, and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Jones Criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | Chest X Ray | Echocardiography

Treatment

Medical therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention

Case Studies

Case #1


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