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 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : Minerva pediatrica
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-42

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.