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  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis is yet another common fallout of rheumatic fever, though it is not a permanent disability. (medindia.net)
  • The levels (titres) of ASO reach the highest at the beginning of rheumatic fever but they may also be seen in some other diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and Takayasu arteritis. (ndtv.com)
  • The arthritis of rheumatic fever is not chronic arthritis. (myangelkids.com)
  • Sydenham's chorea, or St. Vitus dance, is much less common than arthritis or rheumatic heart disease, occurring in only 10% to 15% of patients. (myangelkids.com)
  • If you have Rheumatic Fever as a child, are you more susceptible to getting Arthritis or Arthritis-like conditions as you age? (rheummd.org)
  • If there was arthritis associated with your rheumatic fever there may be a risk of osteoarthritis later in life, depending on the degree of arthritis. (rheummd.org)
  • Dr. Wolfe is the founder and director of the National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, and a specialist in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis research. (rheummd.org)
  • abnormal
  • As a working hypothesis it seemed reasonable to postulate that in a susceptible child, abnormal physiologic, chemical, immunologic or hormonal responses might be found. (aappublications.org)
  • medicines
  • The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children is a list, proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO), of the most effective and safe medicines for use in children up to 12 years of age needed to meet the most important needs in a basic health-care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disabilities
  • When the incidence of rheumatic fever began to decline, La Barida began to focus on other chronic conditions such as diabetes, sickle cell anemia, and Down's syndrome, as well as disabilities and risks to children from poverty, abuse, neglect, and violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • She became a strong supporter of the fledgling Association for Retarded Children, thus beginning a lifelong career as charity supporter and children's advocate. (wikipedia.org)
  • America
  • Ms. Stone also played an active role in several charities, including the Association for Retarded Children (now The Arc) and the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse (now PCA America). (wikipedia.org)