Oral manifestations arising in rheumatic fever

Author: 
R.Jagadish Rajkumaar and Dhanaraj

Topic : To assess and knowledge and awareness among the dental students about the oral manifestations arising in rheumatic fever.

Aim : To do a survey and find out the knowledge regarding the oral manifestations arising in rheumatic fever among the dental students.

Objective : Since many dental students may not be fully aware about the oral manifestations in rheumatic fever.Hence a survey is conducted to help people understand better about the disease.

Background : Very rare problem arising in the throat,Fewer than 100 thousand cases per year,Rheumatic fever causes inflammation, especially of the heart, blood vessels, and joints.The Symptoms include fever and painful, tender joints.Treatment involves medication.

Reason: To evaluate and gain information among the dental students about their awareness about the oral manifestations of rheumatic fever.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.2814.0113