Rheumatic Fever

Reumatisk feber

Engelsk definition

A febrile disease occurring as a delayed sequela of infections with STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES. It is characterized by multiple focal inflammatory lesions of the connective tissue structures, such as the heart, blood vessels, and joints (POLYARTHRITIS) and brain, and by the presence of ASCHOFF BODIES in the myocardium and skin.

Svenska synonymer

Inflammatorisk reumatism

Engelska synonymer

Fever, Rheumatic Fevers, Rheumatic Rheumatic Fevers Arthritis, Acute Rheumatic Acute Rheumatic Arthritides Acute Rheumatic Arthritis Arthritides, Acute Rheumatic Rheumatic Arthritides, Acute Rheumatic Arthritis, Acute Arthritis, Rheumatic, Acute Rheumatism, Articular, Acute Polyarthritis Rheumatica Polyarthritis Rheumaticas Rheumatic Arthritis Rheumatism, Acute Articular Acute Articular Rheumatism Acute Articular Rheumatisms Articular Rheumatism, Acute Articular Rheumatisms, Acute Rheumatisms, Acute Articular Acute Rheumatic Fever Acute Rheumatic Fevers Fever, Acute Rheumatic Fevers, Acute Rheumatic Rheumatic Fever, Acute Rheumatic Fevers, Acute Inflammatory Rheumatism