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rheumatic fever in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrheumatic feverrheuˌmatic ˈfever noun [uncountable]  MIa serious infectious disease that causes fever, swelling in your joints, and sometimes damage to your heart
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rheumatic feverThe chorea tends to occur several months after rheumatic fever and lasts four to six weeks at most.She contracted rheumatic fever at the age of ten.He left Uppingham in 1937, following rheumatic fever, to serve with a Lloyd's underwriting firm.If there has been a history of rheumatic fever in the past.Any family history of rheumatic fever?They said it was rheumatic fever for two years...