Definition of acute rheumatism in English:
Another term for rheumatic fever.
- Apparently this woman could only cope with the problem of the heat by sleeping each night in wet sheets, and she consequently developed acute rheumatism and spent the rest of her life as an invalid.
- Schlesinger showed that haemolytic streoptococcal infection was a cause of acute rheumatism in children.
- Dr. Anderson was ill with acute rheumatism the same month.
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