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What is rheumatic fever from?
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Strep infection
Rheumatic fever is a condition that can occur following a streptococcus pyrogens infection, such as strep throat or scarlet fever.
It's typically a disease of children, though it's now far less common than it used to be.

In brief: Strep infection
Rheumatic fever is a condition that can occur following a streptococcus pyrogens infection, such as strep throat or scarlet fever.
It's typically a disease of children, though it's now far less common than it used to be.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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