The Jones Criteria!
#1 Must have hx of strep infection or currently have it.
Common symptoms of Acute RF include:
-Chills, fever, fatigue, migratory arthralgias.
-*Sydenham Chorea* (involuntary dance like movements)
-*Erythema marginatum (non pruritic, rash red margin white center).
-*subcutaneous nodules on spine, scapula, elbow, knees*
- Antistreptolysin O antibodies = evidence of strep infection.
Tx is high does aspirin and Penicillin.