Libby Rhee

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Scarlet Fever (Scarlatina)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What to be alert for in the history Most patients develop a sudden onset of fever and sore throat and appear ill. Associated symptoms include headache, malaise, lymphadenopathy, chills, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and myalgias. The erythematous eruption appears 1 to 4 days following the onset of symptoms.…

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