Rheumatic fever without heart involvement (I00)

Clinical Information for Rheumatic fever without heart involvement (I00)

Rheumatic Fever - A febrile disease occurring as a delayed sequela of infections with STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES. It is characterized by multiple focal inflammatory lesions of the connective tissue structures, such as the heart, blood vessels, and joints (POLYARTHRITIS) and brain, and by the presence of ASCHOFF BODIES in the myocardium and skin.

Instructional Notations

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  • arthritis, rheumatic, acute or subacute

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  • rheumatic fever with heart involvement I01.0 I01.9