Related Problems

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease in Children

    Rheumatic heart disease is a condition in which permanent damage to heart valves is caused by rheumatic fever.

  • Cardiomyopathy and Your Child

    Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood effectively.

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Bacterial endocarditis is an infection of the lining of the heart. This infection can occur in anyone who has congenital heart disease.

  • Eisenmenger's Syndrome

    Eisenmenger’s syndrome primarily affects adolescents and adults with congenital heart defects that were repaired after their first birthday or that were never repaired.

  • Pericarditis in Children

    Pericarditis is inflammation or infection of the pericardium, the thin sac that surrounds the heart.

  • Kawasaki Disease

    The main threat from Kawasaki disease comes from its effect on the heart and blood vessels.