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ABSTRACT: Sydenham's chorea and pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infection (PANDAS) are clinical, neurological manifestations in rheumatic fever. Sydenham's chorea is one of the diagnostic criteria of rheumatic fever. PANDAS is a group of neurological and psychiatric symptoms included: obsessive-compulsive disorders, tics and coexisting neurological signs. It is thought that all these manifestations have autoimmune pathogenesis.
Article: [Vitamin D-resistant rickets].[Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: Vitamin D-resistant rickets is a group of rare disease characterized by lack of reaction to vitamin D administered in doses sufficient to manage patients with rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency. These disorders result from disturbed metabolism and activity of vitamin D and/or disturbed phosphate metabolism. The most common vitamin D-resistant form of rickets is X-linked hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets. Other forms are as the following: oncogenic hypophosphatemic osteomalacia, autosomal dominant hypophosphatemic rickets, hereditary hypophosphatemic rickets with hypercalciuria and pseudo-vitamin D deficient rickets type I and II.
Article: [Epidemiology of rheumatic fever].[Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: Rheumatic fever is a systemic inflammatory sequel of the upper respiratory tract infection with beta-hemolytic group A streptococci. The disease is characterized by joint, heart and subcutaneous tissue inflammation and the nervous system involvement. The incidence of rheumatic fever decreased in the 20th century but periodical resurgences and local epidemics were reported. The disease is still a significant health problem in developing countries.
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