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145 Possible Causes for Prolonged PR Interval, Rheumatic Fever

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The minor criteria include arthralgia, fever, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, elevated C-reactive protein, or a prolonged PR interval [ 1 ].[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] fever , Infect Immun , 1982 , vol. 38 (pg. 573 - 9 ) 13 Acute rheumatic fever in Auckland, New Zealand: spectrum of associated group A streptococci different from expected[academic.oup.com] Rheumatic fever can present as an inflammation of the joints, heart, central nervous system, or skin.[symptoma.com]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    ECG reveals no diagnostic changes, but 20% of patient show a prolonged PR interval. 15.[slideshare.net] Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are important health problems in developing countries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PR interval[ 8 ] [ 9 ] (Cannot be included if carditis is present as a major symptom) Previous episode of rheumatic fever or inactive heart disease Other signs and symptoms[textbookofcardiology.org]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    We report on a 10-year-old boy who presented with progressive right side involuntary movements, an apical systolic murmur, prolonged PR interval, and elevated antistreptolysin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The treatment of rheumatic fever has the following components.[symptoma.com] Initial attack patients have higher incidence of prolonged PR-interval (67 vs. 12%, P 0.049) and longer duration of admission to diagnosis (5 vs. 2 days, P 0.05).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    PR interval (unless carditis is a major criterion) ARF diagnosis (initial episode): The diagnosis of an initial episode of ARF requires two major criteria, or one major plus[acc.org] Florin and Stephe… Chapter: Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Hear… Page: 303[netterimages.com] Translated title of the contribution Chorea: Rheumatic fever or systemic lupus erythematosus?[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com]

  • Endocarditis

    PR interval).[heart.bmj.com] Rheumatic fever . Rheumatic fever is a type of bacterial infection that can damage the heart. Rheumatic fever used to be a common cause of heart valve disease.[hse.ie] fever – a type of bacterial infection that can damage the heart Rheumatic fever is rare since the introduction of antibiotics.[nhs.uk]

  • First-Degree Atrioventricular Block

    Data is sparse on an extremely prolonged PR interval associated with Atrioventricular Dissociation and Pseudo-Pacemaker Syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute myocarditis caused by diphtheria, rheumatic fever, or Chagas disease can result in AV block.[emedicine.medscape.com] We compared four age-matched controls with each case for histories of scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, diphtheria, smoking, blood pressure, and body-mass index.[nejm.org]

  • Lyme Carditis

    He was noted to possibly have subtle Brugada pattern on EKG with prolonged PR interval of 252ms. A procainamide challenge was equivocal.[onlinejacc.org] The clinical picture in these patients has similarities to acute rheumatic fever; but in Lyme disease, complete heart block may be commoner, myopericardial involvement tends[annals.org] A repeat ECG showed a first-degree AV block with a markedly prolonged PR interval of greater than 400 ms.[journals.lww.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    fever Toxic exposures known to cause heart muscle disease (anthracyclines, mediastinal radiation, iron overload or heavy metal exposure) HIV infection or born to an HIV positive[clinicaltrials.gov] fever). 5-8 Myocarditis should be suspected when patients present with otherwise unexplained cardiac abnormalities such as heart failure, cardiogenic shock, or arrhythmias[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] informed consent form prior to any study procedures Exclusion Criteria: Endocrine disease known to cause heart muscle disease (including infants of diabetic mothers) History of rheumatic[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • AV Block Mobitz II

    Commonly used terminology includes: First degree AV block – Delayed conduction from the atrium to the ventricle (defined as a prolonged PR interval of 200 milliseconds) without[uptodate.com] Fever (see Rheumatic Fever , [[Rheumatic Fever]]) Syphilis (see Syphilis , [[Syphilis]]) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) (see Systemic Lupus Erythematosus , [[Systemic[mdnxs.com] Every-other-P wave conducts – as determined by the presence of a fixed ( albeit prolonged ) PR interval preceding each QRS complex on the tracing.[ecg-interpretation.blogspot.com]

  • Diphtheritic Myocarditis

    In electrocardiographic tracings, a prolonged PR interval, changes in the ST-T wave, and single or progressive cardiac dysrhythmias can occur, such as first-degree, second-degree[emedicine.medscape.com] fever and rheumatic heart disease.[books.google.com] The following ECG changes may be noted in patients with rheumatic fever : [1] Sinus tachycardia or bradycardia depending on vagal tone Prolongation of PR interval Variable[wikidoc.org]

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