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1,791 Possible Causes for Rheumatic Fever

  • Tonsillitis

    She is now worried about getting rheumatic fever herself and insists on having antibiotics prescribed.[doi.org] Acute rheumatic fever among army trainees—Ft.[doi.org] Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic fever can develop, especially in children, after an infection by the bacteria Streptococcus strain A.[livestrong.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    Only 10% of patients with acute rheumatic fever have... FULL TEXT[doi.org] A history of rheumatic fever is important when considering treatment.[web.archive.org] Prevention of rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute Streptococcal pharyngitis: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis[emedicine.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    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[academic.oup.com] Rheumatic fever can present as an inflammation of the joints, heart, central nervous system, or skin.[symptoma.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]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes

    Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Dianne Sika-Paotonu, Andrea Beaton, Aparna Raghu, Andrew Steer, and Jonathan Carapetis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., the tonsils) is associated with an increased likelihood of rheumatic fever. Acute rheumatic fever can result in permanent damage to the heart valves.[textbookofbacteriology.net] Additional genes have been identified that encode proteins likely associated with microbial "molecular mimicry" of host characteristics and involved in rheumatic fever or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Signs of rheumatic fever include arthritis, fever, and valvular disease.[emedicine.medscape.com] Historically, the primary motivation for prescribing antibiotics for GAS pharyngitis was prevention of rheumatic fever.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] fever.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Erythema Nodosum

    Other disorders linked to this condition include leukemia, lymphoma, sarcoidosis, rheumatic fever, Bechet disease, and ulcerative colitis.[nlm.nih.gov] Other conditions that may be related to EN are: leukemia lymphoma inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) rheumatic fever pregnancy.[familydoctor.org] fever, etc.[dovemed.com]

  • Aortic Valve Disorder

    Finally, rheumatic fever, which can be a complication of strep throat infection, may cause a buildup of scar tissue on the aortic valve which then also leads to narrowing[diseaseinfosearch.org] Aortic stenosis may also result from rheumatic fever contracted in childhood. Rheumatic fever is the most common cause in the developing world.[merckmanuals.com] Although cases of rheumatic fever, a complication of a strep infection, have been virtually eliminated in the United States, many older individuals or those from other countries[heart-valve-surgery.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Register Comprehensive Review of Morbidity and Mortality Trends for Rheumatic Fever, Streptococcal Disease, and Scarlet Fever: The Decline of Rheumatic Fever - 24 Hours access[doi.org] Abstract Archived sera (collected in 1946) from acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and untreated scarlet fever and/or pharyngitis patients were reacted with streptococcal M protein[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is crucial to prevent rheumatic fever, a serious complication of strep throat and scarlet fever.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Septic Arthritis

    fever : see separate module Neisseria gonorrhoeae Escherichia coli Other Enterobacteriaceae Pseudomonas aeruginosa Salmonella spp.[hopkinsguides.com] fever Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) Osteochondrosis Sickle cell disease Intra-articular injury Fracture Meniscal tear Osteonecrosis Traumatic effusion Hemarthrosis Other[arupconsult.com] Systemic infections such as Lyme disease, hepatitis, fifth disease, mumps, German measles, and rheumatic fever can trigger the development of infectious arthritis.[belmarrahealth.com]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    She is now worried about getting rheumatic fever herself and insists on having antibiotics prescribed.[doi.org] Acute rheumatic fever among army trainees—Ft.[doi.org] A history of rheumatic fever. An increased risk from acute infection (such as a child with diabetes mellitus or immunodeficiency).[patient.info]

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