Aschoff body

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Aschoff body

[′ä‚shȯf ‚bäd·ē]
(medicine)
The lesion of rheumatic fever found around blood vessels in the myocardium.
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It has been reported that the production of IL-1, IL-2, and TNF-[alpha] in the valvular lesions of RF patients is correlated with Aschoff nodule progression.