streptococcal sore throat


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Noun1.streptococcal sore throat - an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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History was also significant for contact with a child who had streptococcal sore throat 3 weeks prior to presentation as the patient worked as a school teacher.
The present study there is female preponderance, middle age persons are commonly affected, in the etiology prior infections like streptococcal sore throat, urinary tract infections are more commonly identified than in other studies, so infective etilogy should be ruled out in every case particularly in areas where there is high prevalence of sore throat and treated promptly for resolution and to decrease recurrences.
Why only 3% individuals with streptococcal sore throat develop rheumatic fever (RF), and why only 50% patients of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) develop carditis--are a few of them.