Cardiology MCQ 011

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Which one of the following is not true about the development of acute rheumatic fever?

  1. it develops during the acute phase of a group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection of the throat.

  2. Rheumatic Fever and Streptococcal Infection: Unraveling the Mysteries of a Dread Diseaseit is not associated with streptococcal infection of sites other than the pharynx.

  3. it usually occurs during the course of epidemics of streptococcal throat infections in crowded settings.

  4. it is far more common in underdeveloped countries than in the United States.

  5. its lesions involve the heart, joints, skin and nervous system.

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