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1,412 Possible Causes for Rheumatic Fever

  • Pharyngitis

    A history of rheumatic fever is important when considering treatment.[web.archive.org] The main job of the practitioner is to make an accurate diagnosis and provide appropriate treatment in timely fashion in order to prevent acute rheumatic fever.[doi.org] 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]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    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] fever and acute glomerulonephritis: nature of the antecedent streptococcal infection, N Engl J Med, 1970 , vol. 283 (pg. 561 - 5 ) 9 Relationship of acute rheumatic fever[cid.oxfordjournals.org] Rheumatic fever can present as an inflammation of the joints, heart, central nervous system, or skin.[symptoma.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Some infections which are cause by the streptococci virus can show stronger symptoms after the first week where the patient might get rheumatic fever.[epainassist.com] fever later develops.[emedicine.medscape.com] Complications Data on complications of sore throat such as rheumatic fever, poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, and peritonsillar abscess were not reported in any of the[doi.org]

  • Skin Infection

    Hospitalisations for acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and skin infections for children aged 5–12 years living in Counties Manukau are declining and this appears to be temporally[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rheumatic fever , erythema marginatum Corynebacterium species Erythrasma Pitted keratolysis Trichomycosis axillaris Less common bacteria may also cause infection with skin[dermnetnz.org] Rheumatic fever, erythema marginatum Corynebacterium species Erythrasma Pitted keratolysis Trichomycosis axillaris Less common bacteria may also cause infection with skin[dermnetnz.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Miscellaneous Rheumatic Fever: Acute Rheumatic Fever is a sequela of Streptococcus pyogenes pharyngitis.[antimicrobe.org] The latent period between pharyngitis and onset of acute rheumatic fever averages 18 days.[antimicrobe.org] Fever without Localizing Signs and Symptoms - Non-infectious Causes of Fever ( Table 2 ) Table 2: Non-infectious Illnesses That May Present with Fever Drug fever Malignancies[antimicrobe.org]

  • Otitis Media

    Similarly, a substantial decline in the major complications of streptococcal infection, rheumatic fever, glomerulonephritis, and scarlet fever has occurred.[web.archive.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Abstract Fever of unknown origin (FUO) refers to fevers of  101 F that persist for  3 weeks and remain undiagnosed after a focused inpatient or outpatient workup.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] FUO may be due to infectious, malignant/neoplastic, rheumatic/inflammatory, or miscellaneous disorders. The FUO category determines the focus of the diagnostic workup.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Appendicitis

    The onset of pneumonia, rheumatic fever, or diabetic ketoacidosis can imitate appendicitis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    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] The purpose of this monogram is to describe the whole gamut of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) and give the methods of management.[books.google.com]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    BACKGROUND: Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are important health problems in developing countries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In children with ARF, 25.4% - 41.7% had past history of rheumatic fever or RHD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is also a genetic factor in rheumatic fever.[chop.edu]

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