Acute rheumatic fever: a single center experience with 193 clinical cases.


Yildirim A., Aydin A., Demir T., Kosger P., Ozdemir G., UÇAR B., ...More

Minerva pediatrica, vol.68, no.2, pp.134-42, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: Minerva pediatrica
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-42
  • Keywords: Rheumatic fever, Child, Echocardiography, CARDITIS, CHILDREN, PROFILE, REGION, ANKARA, CHOREA, AREA
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Acute rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that develops via an auto-immune mechanism following group A beta hemolytic streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical presentation of and cardiac involvement in acute rheumatic fever.