Rheumatic Fever

Common Name(s)

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that develops from strep throat or scarlet fever, both caused by streptococcus bacteria.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Rheumatic Fever" returned 395 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute Rheumatic Fever with Erythema Marginatum.
 

Author(s): Makoto Saito, Shuji Hatakeyama

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Dec;375(25):2480.

 

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2016

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Rheumatic Fever: a neglected and underdiagnosed disease. New perspective on diagnosis and prevention.
 

Author(s): Carlos Eduardo de Barros Branco, Roney Orismar Sampaio, Mario Maia Bracco, Samira Saady Morhy, Marcelo Luiz Campos Vieira, Luiza Guilherme, Luiz Vicente Rizzo, Flavio Tarasoutch

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2016 Nov;107(5):482-484.

 

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2016

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Sharing success - understanding barriers and enablers to secondary prophylaxis delivery for rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
 

Author(s): Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun, Jane Mills, Priya M Kevat, Marc G W Rémond, Graeme P Maguire

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Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) cause considerable morbidity and mortality amongst Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations. Secondary antibiotic prophylaxis in the form of 4-weekly benzathine penicillin injections is the mainstay of control ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2016

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The terms "Rheumatic Fever" returned 26 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Bangladesh: A review.
 

Author(s): A K M Monwarul Islam, A A S Majumder

Journal: Indian Heart J. ;68(1):88-98.

 

Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged <25 years, globally. They are important contributors to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in Bangladesh. Classical risk factors, i.e. poverty, overcrowding, ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2016

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Contemporary issues in rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic heart disease.
 

Author(s): Mohammed R Essop, Ferande Peters

Journal: Circulation. 2014 Dec;130(24):2181-8.

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2015

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Chikungunya fever. Rheumatic manifestations of an emerging disease in Europe.
 

Author(s): M Loreto Horcada, Carlos Díaz-Calderón, Laura Garrido

Journal: Reumatol Clin. ;11(3):161-4.

 

Chikungunya fever is a viral disease caused by an alphavirus belonging to the Togaviridae family, transmitted by several species of Aedes mosquitoes: Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (A. albopictus). It is endemic in Africa and Asia with recurrent outbreaks. It is an emerging disease ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015

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Prevalence of Secondary Cardiac Damage in Rheumatic Fever Patients and Penicillin Secondary Prophylaxis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Secondary Cardiac Damage in Rheumatic Fever

 

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2017

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Clinical Audit on the Managment in Assiut University Children Hospital
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Rheumatic Fever

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2017

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Cardiovascular Risk and Chronic Inflammatory Rheumatism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rheumatology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Arthritis, Rheumatoid; Spondyloarthritis

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2017

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