Outbreak of acute rheumatic fever in northeast Ohio.

@article{Congeni1987OutbreakOA,
  title={Outbreak of acute rheumatic fever in northeast Ohio.},
  author={Blaise L. Congeni and Cristiano Rizzo and Joseph Congeni and V V Sreenivasan},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1987},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={
          176-9
        }
}
An outbreak of acute rheumatic fever in 23 patients was seen in northeastern Ohio in 1986, with polyarthritis (78%) and carditis (30%) the major manifestations. Results of a questionnaire completed by the parents of all 23 patients indicated that they were generally nonindigent, with good access to medical care, and from a nonurban setting. Records of… CONTINUE READING