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It follows from the complication of S.pyogenes' pharyngitis. I am thinking how the inflammatory response behaves: acute or chronic or something between.

I think chronic disease is better description here than acute, however not sure.

What is the type of inflammatory response in the Rheumatic fever?

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the inflammatory response it autoimmune reaction, thus it occurs 4 weeks after the Strep infection.

please, look at the picture from the "Nature" -

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So it is chronic, since not rapid. –  Masi Feb 20 '14 at 21:30

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