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Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease: Unveiling what is Beyond Cardiac Manifestations.


Vasconcelos L P B, da Silva Bastos Vasconcelos M C, Di Flora F B ME, de Oliveira F A P, Lima P D, Silva L C BE, Mucelli Spolaor B C, da Silva J L P, de Magalhães Esteves W A, Nunes M CP, Teixeira A L
Glob Heart. 2022; 17(1):62.
PMID: 36199561.


Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most serious manifestation of rheumatic fever, which may also affect the brain. The current study assessed the prevalence of neuropsychiatric manifestations in patients with RHD, including clinical features associated with basal ganglia motor dysfunction (BGMD).