Rheumatic Fever: Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Choompol Vongprateep
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Abstract

This report was prepared by obtaining facts from the recent literature, and it is based on my 20 years of experience during which I cared for at least 525 patients with rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease at Children’s hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Keywords

Arthritis Hepatitis Leukemia Aspirin Tuberculosis 

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