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Rheumatic Fever

"Rheumatic Fever" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Rheumatic Fever" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Rheumatic Fever" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2013 and 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.