International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022

Risk Factors Associated with Rheumatic Heart Disease: A Case Control Study

Dr. Chirag Gajera | Dr. Anil Kumar Kem [2]

Abstract: Patients who have certain risk factors for RHD may be susceptible to disease. Identifying modifiable risk factors may prevent transition of patient from Rhematic Fever to Rheumatic Heart Disease. Conditions such as poor living conditions and overcrowding increase risk of contracting group. A strep. pharyngitis which is responsible for prevalence of RF/RHD in developing countries. Other risk factors like genetic composition, lower age, female gender, History of infection and environmental factors like poor hygiene were identified for developing RHD.

Keywords: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Rheumatic Fever

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,

Pages: 586 - 588

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