Rheumatic Fever Directory
Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. Rheumatic fever is dangerous because it can lead to a form of heart damage called rheumatic heart disease. Rheumatic fever is rare because strep throat can easily be treated. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how rheumatic fever occurs, its complications, and much more.
Understanding Rheumatic Fever -- the Basics
Get the basics on rheumatic fever from the experts at WebMD.
The Symptoms of Rheumatic Fever
Learn about the symptoms of rheumatic fever from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Rheumatic Fever -- Diagnosis and Treatment
WebMD explains the diagnosis and treatments for rheumatic fever.
An Overview of Heart Valve Disease
WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, types, and treatment of heart valve disease.