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739 Possible Causes for Cough, Fever, Rheumatic Heart Disease

  • Heart Failure

    A 23-month-old girl visited the emergency department with high fever, cough, first wheezing episode, chest retraction and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Your opinion or preference If heart failure is caused by a congenital (present at birth) heart defect or an acquired heart problem such as rheumatic valve disease, surgical[stanfordchildrens.org] Cough Most commonly a dry cough (without phlegm) More severe heart failure can cause a wet cough-coughing up pink, frothy fluid.[northshore.org]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The patient's cough and shortness of breath were slightly relieved. He still experienced pleural effusion and had symptoms of cough and shortness of breath.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High grade fever is a rare presentation of thromboembolic phenomenon. A middle aged woman presented with high grade fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Major Signs and Symptoms Signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism (PE) include unexplained shortness of breath, problems breathing, chest pain, coughing, or coughing up blood[web.archive.org]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Abstract We present a case of heterogeneous and strongly increased myocardial and valvular 18F-FDG uptake on 18F-FDG PET/CT in an HIV-positive patient with productive cough[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rheumatic fever does not present with specific signs and symptoms. There is sudden onset of fever, joint pain, malaise and loss of appetite.[symptoma.com] November 2001 to update the WHO Technical Report 764 on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease.[web.archive.org]

  • Myocarditis

    We describe a male patient who presents 2 years posttransplant with cough and dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spotted fever group of rickettsial infections are emerging in Sri Lanka.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] .- ) any condition in I51.4- I51.9 due to hypertension and chronic kidney disease ( I13.- ) heart disease specified as rheumatic ( I00 - I09 ) Complications and ill-defined[icd10data.com]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    She coughed throughout the day. Her heart – weakened and scarred from an infection – could not effectively pump blood to the rest of her body.[pih.org] BACKGROUND: Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are important health problems in developing countries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rheumatic heart disease refers to a group of heart disorders that develop as a complication of rheumatic fever.[symptoma.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    BACKGROUND: Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are responsible for a significant disease burden amongst Māori and Pacific populations in New Zealand[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors present the case of an 11-year-old boy with pharyngitis, treated with amoxicillin, that worsened on day 7, with cough, high fever and refusal to eat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most of these children have undergone workup(s) for sepsis performed by their pediatricians because of the associated high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] involvement is very uncommon - only about 0.01-2% of all cases.4,5 In most cases, the cysts develop asymptomatically, but heart cysts could manifest with chest pain, dyspnea, cough[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] represents the third iteration of an infective endocarditis "treatment" document developed by the American Heart Association under the auspices of the Committee on Rheumatic Fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rheumatic heart disease was the commonest (30.9%) underlying cardiac lesion followed by mitral valve prolapse with mitral regurgitation (23.7%), degenerative valvular disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    […] or having trouble breathing Heart palpitations (irregular, pounding or skipped heartbeats) Fatigue Coughing, possibly with blood in the mucous that is coughed up Swollen[rush.edu] Rheumatic fever is the most common of mitral stenosis.[symptoma.com] In addition she had severe aortic stenosis with mild to moderate aortic valve regurgitation, which was thought to be rheumatic heart disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Other symptoms include a cough, skin changes, and swelling in the arms, legs, or abdomen. Bacterial endocarditis is treated with antibiotics.[urmc.rochester.edu] Notable vital sign findings include fever and tachycardia. The patient overall appears toxic and pale.[symptoma.com] Previously, the main risk factor for IE was rheumatic heart disease, but research has since shown that other risk factors have gained prominence, including injection drug[sharecare.com]

  • Endocarditis

    […] department of Peking Union Medical College Hospital (Beijing) in August 2013, with a 7-week history of fevers, chills, sore throat, muscular soreness, occasional joint pain, and cough[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RATIONALE: Fever of unknown origin (FUO) can be determined by different conditions among which infectious diseases represent the main cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Previously, the main risk factor for IE was rheumatic heart disease, but research has since shown that other risk factors have gained prominence, including injection drug[sharecare.com]

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