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Causes of Rheumatic heart disease

Causes of Rheumatic heart disease

Rheumatic heart disease is caused by rheumatic fever, a complication from untreated strep throat, which is caused by Group A Streptococcus (GAS, or S. pyogenes) bacteria.

List of causes of Rheumatic heart disease

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Rheumatic heart disease) that could possibly cause Rheumatic heart disease includes:

Rheumatic heart disease: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Rheumatic heart disease, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Rheumatic heart disease:

Rheumatic heart disease: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Rheumatic heart disease: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Rheumatic heart disease as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Rheumatic heart disease as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Rheumatic heart disease. Our database lists the following as having Rheumatic heart disease as a complication of that condition:

What causes Rheumatic heart disease?

Causes: Rheumatic heart disease: Permanent heart damage caused by rheumatic fever

Related information on causes of Rheumatic heart disease:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Rheumatic heart disease may be found in:

 

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