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  • Those with more severe carditis have a risk of heart failure, as well as a risk of future heart problems that may lead to the need for valve replacement surgery.
  • Mild carditis also improves with such anti-inflammatory agents, although more severe cases of carditis require steroid medications.
  • The most serious problem occurring in RF is called pancarditis ("pan" means total; "carditis" refers to inflammation of the heart).
  • The long-term prognosis of an RF patient depends primarily on whether he or she develops carditis.
  • Those patients with no or mild carditis have an excellent prognosis.

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