Rheumatic Fever

Known as: Acute Articular Rheumatism, Fever, Acute Rheumatic, Articular Rheumatisms, Acute 
An inflammatory disorder that follows infection with group A streptococcus. It affects the heart, joints, and subcutaneous tissues. It manifests with… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
Over the past 5 years, the advent of echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) has revealed a higher RHD… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Despite advances in medical, surgical, and critical care interventions, infective endocarditis remains a disease that… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease that is prevalent among eastern Mediterranean populations… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) remains a major problem in tropical regions, resource-poor countries, and minority indigenous… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Acute rheumatic fever (ARF), a sequelae of group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection, is the most common cause of preventable… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Cardiac involvement is the most important component of acute rheumatic fever. The role of echocardiography in the… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
To develop criteria for the classification of fibromyalgia, we studied 558 consecutive patients: 293 patients with fibromyalgia… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
We describe an outbreak of acute rheumatic fever that occurred in the intermountain area centered in Salt Lake City, Utah… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
46% of sera from 30 children with rheumatic chorea showed IgG antibody reacting with neuronal cytoplasm of human caudate and… (More)
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