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SEVERE RHEUMATIC VALVULAR HEART DISEASE IN A 13 YEAR OLD MALE

@article{Palayoor2018SEVERERV,
  title={SEVERE RHEUMATIC VALVULAR HEART DISEASE IN A 13 YEAR OLD MALE},
  author={Navin David Palayoor},
  journal={University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities},
  year={2018},
  volume={4}
}
  • Navin David Palayoor
  • Published 5 April 2018
  • Medicine
  • University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities
Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) continue to ravage millions of people around the world. Children and adolescents in developing countries are                especially susceptible, due to overcrowding, poor sanitary conditions and low access to healthcare facilities. Such            circumstances sometimes result in severe and early onset complications that are uncommonly seen in developed             countries. We present a case of severe RHEUMATIC             MITRAL… 

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