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ALLMedicine™ Acute Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  635 results

Chorea as the presenting feature of acute rheumatic fever in childhood; case reports fr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8025313
BMC Infectious Diseases; Illán Ramos M, Sagastizabal Cardelús B et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - Despite a notable decrease in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) incidence in the past few decades, there are still cases in our setting. Sydenham chorea (SC) may be the initial manifestation for this condition in childhood in a significant proportion of...

Morbidity and mortality of rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever in the inp...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15476
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Davis K, de Oliveira LN et. al.

Apr 7th, 2021 - To describe the clinical features, treatment and outcomes of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in children admitted to the national referral hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste. This prospective study documented cases of ARF ...

An evidence-based scoring system to diagnose acute rheumatic fever with carditis in chi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.084
International Journal of Cardiology; Narang R, Saxena A et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) with carditis and chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) may be difficult to differentiate and may lead to missed diagnosis of carditis. We aimed to determine differences between these groups and to develop a new scoring...

Serological Profiling of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab180
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lorenz N, Ho TK et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Rheumatic fever is a serious post-infectious sequela of Group A Streptococcus (GAS). Prior GAS exposures were mapped in sera using a large panel of M-type specific peptides. Rheumatic fever patients had serological evidence of significantly more G...

Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

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Guidelines  2 results

Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000205
Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.

Apr 24th, 2015 - Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world's population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. The goal of this statement was to review the historic Jones criteria used to diagno...

Prevention of rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute Streptococcal pharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.191959
Circulation Gerber MA, Baltimore RS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2009 - Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever is accomplished by proper identification and adequate antibiotic treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) tonsillopharyngitis. Diagnosis of GAS pharyngitis is best accomplished by combinin...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  645 results

Chorea as the presenting feature of acute rheumatic fever in childhood; case reports fr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8025313
BMC Infectious Diseases; Illán Ramos M, Sagastizabal Cardelús B et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - Despite a notable decrease in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) incidence in the past few decades, there are still cases in our setting. Sydenham chorea (SC) may be the initial manifestation for this condition in childhood in a significant proportion of...

Morbidity and mortality of rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever in the inp...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15476
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Davis K, de Oliveira LN et. al.

Apr 7th, 2021 - To describe the clinical features, treatment and outcomes of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in children admitted to the national referral hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste. This prospective study documented cases of ARF ...

An evidence-based scoring system to diagnose acute rheumatic fever with carditis in chi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.084
International Journal of Cardiology; Narang R, Saxena A et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) with carditis and chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) may be difficult to differentiate and may lead to missed diagnosis of carditis. We aimed to determine differences between these groups and to develop a new scoring...

Serological Profiling of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab180
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lorenz N, Ho TK et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Rheumatic fever is a serious post-infectious sequela of Group A Streptococcus (GAS). Prior GAS exposures were mapped in sera using a large panel of M-type specific peptides. Rheumatic fever patients had serological evidence of significantly more G...

Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

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News  9 results

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945705

Feb 17th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/850471_6

Sep 2nd, 2015 - Streptococcus carriers are unlikely to spread the organism to their close contacts and are at very low risk, if any, of developing suppurative complications or nonsuppurative complications (eg, acute rheumatic fever). Continuous antimicrobial prop...

Poststrep Joint Pain Is Not Always Rheumatic Fever
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/52486/pediatrics/poststrep-joint-pain-not-always-rheumatic-fever
Amy Rothman Schonfeld

Apr 11th, 2012 - NEW YORK – Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis in a child means fewer cardiac sequelae and less need for prophylactic antibiotics, making it worth looking for when the obvious diagnosis seems to be acute rheumatic fever, according to Dr. Stanford.

Gene Linked to Acute Rheumatic Fever Identified
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/43837/pediatrics/gene-linked-acute-rheumatic-fever-identified
Bruce Jancin

VIENNA — A polymorphism in the gene coding for toll-like receptor 2 appears to constitute a powerful susceptibility gene for acute rheumatic fever, H. Hakan Aydin, M.

Susceptibility Gene Identified For Acute Rheumatic Fever
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/12658/infectious-diseases/susceptibility-gene-identified-acute-rheumatic
Bruce Jancin

VIENNA — A polymorphism in the gene coding for toll-like receptor 2 seems to constitute a powerful susceptibility gene for acute rheumatic fever, H. Hakan Aydin, M.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →