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Here is a quick mnemonic “NODULE to remember about Rheumatic Fever Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Rheumatic Fever Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • N – Nodules: Subcutaneous nodules may be present in patients with rheumatic fever.
  • O – Occurring: Erythema marginatum occurs as annular papules and plaques.
  • D – Developing: The lesions evolve and resolve within hours.
  • U – Unilateral: The rash is usually unilateral, appearing in waves over the trunk and proximal extremities.
  • L – Link: Rheumatic fever is linked to Group A Streptococcus infection.
  • E – Erythematous: The rash is erythematous in nature.

Mnemonic : NODULE

Dr. Arin Nandi

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