Sign and Symptoms of Rheumatic Fever

In this article we will discuss about Sign and Symptoms of Rheumatic Fever. So let’s get started.

Sign and Symptoms

This disease develops 2-4 weeks after a streptococcus throat infection.

Following is the JONES criteria for clinical presentation of Rheumatic Fever.

Major Criteria

Carditis

Polyarthritis

Erythema Marginatum

Subcutaneous Nodules

Syndenham’s Chorea

Minor Criteria

Fever

Raised ESR

Polyarthralgia

Long PR Interval on ECG

Other Symptoms include

Chest Pain

Fatigue

Heart Murmur

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