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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever: Introduction

Scarlet fever: Scarlet fever is a streptococcal infection that occurs most often in association with a sore throat and rarely with impetigo or other ... more about Scarlet fever.

Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Scarlet fever is available below.

Symptoms of Scarlet fever

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Scarlet fever: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Scarlet fever

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Scarlet fever: Complications

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Causes of Scarlet fever

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Scarlet fever: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Scarlet fever

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Prognosis for Scarlet fever

Prognosis for Scarlet fever: Other than the occurrence of the rash, the treatment and course of scarlet fever are no different from those of any strep throat. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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Article Excerpts about Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a streptococcal infection that occurs most often in association with a sore throat and rarely with impetigo or other streptococcal infections. It is characterized by sore throat, fever and a rash over the upper body that may spread to cover almost the entire body. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Scarlet fever:

Infection with group A streptococci that is characterized by tonsillitis and pharyngitis. An erythematous rash is commonly present. - (Source - Diseases Database)

An acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rash - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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