Subscribe

Clinical Features of Scarlet Fever (Scarlatina)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for clinical findings associated with Scarlet Fever.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

A38

Description:

Some patients with a Streptococcus pyogenes infection will develop Scarlet Fever, with a diffuse erythematous rash. This is caused by an exotoxin that is absorbed into the blood.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone