It is characterized as an autoimmune disease that may causes after the throat infection of group A streptococcal that causes inflammatory lesions in connective tissue, especially that of the heart, joints, blood vessels, and subcutaneous tissue.
Causative Agent: It is caused by the throat infection of group A streptococcal bacteria. Signs and Symptoms: It is non-contagious and symptoms may include;
Polyarthritis accompanied with joint pain
Heart inflammation leading to EKG changes
Nodules under the skin rapid,
Treatments: The common treatment may include;
Penicillin, and is the patent is allergic to penicillin then Erythromycin or Azithromycin may be prescribed.