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Rheumatic Fever

Definition Rheumatic fever is a type of inflammatory disease occurring following sore throat or scarlet fever due to infection by group A streptococcus. It is most common in children in the age group of 5-15 [Read More ...]

Heart Valve Disease

Definition Heart valve disease is a condition where there is defective functioning of the heart valves. It is a fairly common cardiac problem that often goes unnoticed in the early stages due to a lack of [Read More ...]