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rheumatic heart disease (DOID:0050827)
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Synonyms: rheumatic carditis
Alt IDs: DOID:9814, MESH:D012214
Definition: A heart valve disease that is characterized by repeated inflammation with fibrinous repair caused by an autoimmune reaction to Group A beta-hemolytic streptococci (GAS) that results in valvular damage. The cardinal anatomic changes of the valve include leaflet thickening, commissural fusion, and shortening and thickening of the tendinous cords.

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