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Rheumatic Heart Disease
Randy R. Richardson, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Clinical Issues

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Rheumatic heart disease (RHD)
        • Definitions

          • Acquired heart disease due to autoimmune response to prior group A β-hemolytic Streptococcus infection
          • Part of multisystem disease affecting heart, joints, skin, & brain; occurs 1-5 weeks following infection

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          • Radiographic Findings

            • Echocardiographic Findings

              • Electrocardiogram

                • MR Findings

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Mutnuru PC et al: Cardiac MR imaging in the evaluation of rheumatic valvular heart diseases. J Clin Diagn Res. 10(3):TC06-9, 2016
                                  2. Unger P et al: The clinical challenge of concomitant aortic and mitral valve stenosis. Acta Cardiol. 71(1):3-6, 2016
                                  3. Mavrogeni S et al: Cardiovascular involvement in pediatric systemic autoimmune diseases: the emerging role of noninvasive cardiovascular imaging. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets. 13(6):371-81, 2015
                                  4. Marijon E et al: Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease detected by echocardiographic screening. N Engl J Med. 357(5):470-6, 2007
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Clinical Issues

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Abbreviations

                                          • Rheumatic heart disease (RHD)
                                        • Definitions

                                          • Acquired heart disease due to autoimmune response to prior group A β-hemolytic Streptococcus infection
                                          • Part of multisystem disease affecting heart, joints, skin, & brain; occurs 1-5 weeks following infection

                                        IMAGING

                                        • General Features

                                          • Radiographic Findings

                                            • Echocardiographic Findings

                                              • Electrocardiogram

                                                • MR Findings

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Mutnuru PC et al: Cardiac MR imaging in the evaluation of rheumatic valvular heart diseases. J Clin Diagn Res. 10(3):TC06-9, 2016
                                                                  2. Unger P et al: The clinical challenge of concomitant aortic and mitral valve stenosis. Acta Cardiol. 71(1):3-6, 2016
                                                                  3. Mavrogeni S et al: Cardiovascular involvement in pediatric systemic autoimmune diseases: the emerging role of noninvasive cardiovascular imaging. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets. 13(6):371-81, 2015
                                                                  4. Marijon E et al: Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease detected by echocardiographic screening. N Engl J Med. 357(5):470-6, 2007