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Disease Rheumatic Fever

Name Rheumatic Fever
Synonyms Acute Articular Rheumatism | Acute Articular Rheumatisms | Acute Rheumatic Arthritides | Acute Rheumatic Arthritis | Acute Rheumatic Fever | Acute Rheumatic Fevers | Arthritides, Acute Rheumatic | Arthritis, Acute Rheumatic | Arthritis, Rheumatic, Acute | Articular Rheumatism, Acute | Articular Rheumatisms, Acute | Fever, Acute Rheumatic | Fever, Rheumatic | Fevers, Acute Rheumatic | Fevers, Rheumatic | Inflammatory Rheumatism | Polyarthritis Rheumatica | Polyarthritis Rheumaticas | Rheumatic Arthritides, Acute | Rheumatic Arthritis | Rheumatic Arthritis, Acute | Rheumatic Fever, Acute | Rheumatic Fevers | Rheumatic Fevers, Acute | Rheumatism, Acute Articular | Rheumatism, Articular, Acute | Rheumatisms, Acute Articular
Definition A febrile disease occurring as a delayed sequela of infections with STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES. It is characterized by multiple focal inflammatory lesions of the connective tissue structures, such as the heart, blood vessels, and joints (POLYARTHRITIS) and brain, and by the presence of ASCHOFF BODIES in the myocardium and skin.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D012213
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Streptococcal Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rheumatic Fever Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Joint Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arthritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Fever Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Fever Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Rheumatic Fever Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Rheumatic Heart Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Rheumatic Nodule
  Wissler's Syndrome