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Health Information > Condition Information > Causes
Reviewed on 12/12
By Dr. Freeman
Andrew Freeman, MD
Dept. of Medicine
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Rheumatic fever was the single biggest cause of valve disease before widespread availability of good antibiotics. Most valvular disease in the United States at the current time is due to:
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