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Section through the left ventricle of a case of rheumatic carditis to show fatty change in the muscular fibers in the neighborhood of a capillary

(Source: Poynton FJ. Clinical lectures on rheumatic fever. II. Clinical evidences of myocardial damage in rheumatic fever. Int Clin 1903;3[13th series]:226-41.)

Associated Disorders

  • Arthritis
  • Athetosis
  • Carditis
  • Chorea gravidarum
  • Obsessive-compulsive behavior
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis