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The study of rheumatism occurring in the school-children of Cardiff, made by the Health Officers of that city in 1927, comes to somewhat different conclusions from those in the preceding abstract of Miller's study of the disease in London children. In Cardiff 214 rheumatic children were studied; 65 of these had rheumatic fever, 133 had rheumatic pains at some time or other, 129 had rheumatic carditis resulting in permanent valvular disease, 44 had rheumatic carditis which at the time of examination had not yet produced permanent valvular disease, 9 cases showed erythema nodosum and 7 cases showed arthritis. The summary
Acute Rheumatism in Childhood.. Ann Intern Med. ;2:229. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-2-229_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(2):229.
Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Streptococcal Infections.
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