Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic Fever

by Peter Delves, PhD, Brian Alverson, MD

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Rheumatic fever is a common cardiac complication of streptococcal pharyngitis.

Manifestations include carditis, arthritis, chorea, subcutaneous nodules and erythema marginatum. Rheumatic fever is a major cause for vavular heart diseases in developing countries.

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  • Duration 0:09 h
  • Quiz questions 1
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Your Educators of course Rheumatic Fever

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, Professor Emeritus of Immunology and former Vice Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, is not only editor of two encyclopedias but also author of several textbooks and laboratory manuals. His special interest lies in improving an understanding of immunology through both web-based education and face-to-face interaction.
 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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