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Complications of scarlet fever can include Bright's disease, a form of kidney damage, and rheumatic fever, an autoimmune disease that affects the heart, joins, skin and brain.
The disease doesn’t often kill children under 5 years old, and rheumatic fever usually strikes young adults.
In 1931, at the age of 64, David Sr. died of rheumatic fever, and in 1937, David Jr. was killed in an accident.
If untreated, strep throat can cause complications, such as kidney inflammation or rheumatic fever.
During his freshman year in high school, Rademacher spent four months in the hospital with rheumatic fever.
But scientists are working on group A strep vaccines more generally because of the many complications these bacteria can cause, particularly rheumatic fever.
It had been rumored that Kennicott had rheumatic fever, which could lead to the scarring of heart tissues.
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medical : a serious disease especially of young people that causes fever, swelling and pain in the joints, and sometimes damage to the heart
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