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An acute inflammatory disease occurring after a streptococcal infection such as strep throat, characterized by fever and joint pain and often resulting in permanent heart damage.
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(Pathology) a disease characterized by sore throat, fever, inflammation, and pain in the joints
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an acute complication of certain streptococcal infections, usu. affecting children, characterized by fever, arthritis, chorea, and heart disturbances.
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A disorder that usually follows infection by certain bacteria and has as symptoms inflammation of the joints, skin, and heart. It occurs mainly in children and can cause permanent damage to the heart valves.
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A serious allergic reaction to bacterial infection, usually tonsilitis, with severe symptoms.
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|Noun||1.||rheumatic fever - a severe disease chiefly of children and characterized by painful inflammation of the joints and frequently damage to the heart valves|
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
rheumatic aortitis - aortitis occurring in rheumatic fever
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n. fiebre reumática, fiebre o condición acompañada de dolores en las articulaciones que puede dejar como secuela trastornos cardiácos y renales.
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