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Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that can affect the heart, joints, skin, and brain and affects children ages 5 -15. Read information on this disease here.
Posted on 26. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
What is rheumatic fever? Rheumatic fever is a rare inflammatory illness that sometimes occurs in people after they have a group A streptococcal infection. Who gets rheumatic fever? Rheumatic fever can occur in anyone who has a group A streptococcal infection. Most cases occur in people who have untreated acute group A streptococcal pharyngitis [...]