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Differential diagnosis

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Abstract

A number of conditions, some trivial, some serious, mimic rheumatic fever. They must be kept in mind and excluded before a definitive diagnosis of rheumatic fever is made. The conditions to consider vary, of course, with the clinical presentation.

Keywords

Mitral Valve Mitral Regurgitation Infective Endocarditis Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic Heart Disease 
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© A. Taranta and M. Markowitz 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cabrini Medical CenterNew York Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsThe University of Connecticut School of MedicineFarmingtonUSA

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