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*On [[chest x-ray]], rheumatic fever is characterized by [[cardiomegaly]] secondary to [[carditis]] and [[valve]] abnormalities. [[Pulmonary edema]] may be noted if rheumatic fever has progressed to [[cardiac failure]].<ref name=RADIOP> Acute Rhuematic Fever. Radiopaedia.org (2015). http://radiopaedia.org/cases/acute-rheumatic-fever-chest-radiographic-findings Accessed on October 19, 2015.</ref>
 
*On [[chest x-ray]], rheumatic fever is characterized by [[cardiomegaly]] secondary to [[carditis]] and [[valve]] abnormalities. [[Pulmonary edema]] may be noted if rheumatic fever has progressed to [[cardiac failure]].<ref name=RADIOP> Acute Rhuematic Fever. Radiopaedia.org (2015). http://radiopaedia.org/cases/acute-rheumatic-fever-chest-radiographic-findings Accessed on October 19, 2015.</ref>
  
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Image:Acute_Rheumatic_Fever_X-Ray_1.jpg|Plain chest film demonstrates bilateral increased interstitial markings.<ref name=XRAY> Image courtesy of Dr. David Preston [http://www.radiopaedia.org Radiopaedia] (original file [http://radiopaedia.org/cases/acute-rheumatic-fever-chest-radiographic-findings]). [http://radiopaedia.org/licence Creative Commons BY-SA-NC] </ref>
 
Image:Acute_Rheumatic_Fever_X-Ray_1.jpg|Plain chest film demonstrates bilateral increased interstitial markings.<ref name=XRAY> Image courtesy of Dr. David Preston [http://www.radiopaedia.org Radiopaedia] (original file [http://radiopaedia.org/cases/acute-rheumatic-fever-chest-radiographic-findings]). [http://radiopaedia.org/licence Creative Commons BY-SA-NC] </ref>

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [2]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Varun Kumar, M.B.B.S. [3]; Anthony Gallo, B.S. [4]

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On chest x-ray, rheumatic fever is characterized by cardiomegaly and pulmonary edema secondary to heart failure.

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  1. Acute Rhuematic Fever. Radiopaedia.org (2015). http://radiopaedia.org/cases/acute-rheumatic-fever-chest-radiographic-findings Accessed on October 19, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Image courtesy of Dr. David Preston Radiopaedia (original file [1]). Creative Commons BY-SA-NC

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