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Complications of Rheumatic fever

Complications list for Rheumatic fever:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Rheumatic fever includes:

See also the symptoms of Rheumatic fever and Rheumatic fever: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Rheumatic fever from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Rheumatic fever and Rheumatic fever: Introduction.

Complications of Rheumatic fever:

NINDS Sydenham Chorea Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Sydenham chorea, also called St. Vitus dance, is a childhood movement disorder characterized by rapid, irregular, aimless, involuntary movements of the muscles of the limbs, face, and trunk. The disorder, which is considered a manifestation of rheumatic fever (streptococcal infection), typically has an onset between the ages of 5 and 15. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Sydenham Chorea Information Page: NINDS)

Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease: DBMD (Excerpt)

Rheumatic fever is a leading cause of acquired heart disease in young people worldwide. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease: DBMD)

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About complications:

Complications of Rheumatic fever are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Rheumatic fever. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Rheumatic fever and complications of Rheumatic fever is unclear or arbitrary.


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