Scarlet fever rash on a patient's arm

Scarlet fever rash on a patient's arm

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Caption: Scarlet fever rash on the arm of a young patient. Scarlet fever is a highly contagious disease, mainly of childhood, caused by bacteria of the genus Streptococcus. It is transmitted by a patient or carrier (by coughing) or through contaminated milk. Symptoms occur 2-4 days after exposure & include fever, sickness, sore throat & a widespread scarlet rash, which also affects the tongue. Treatment with antibiotics shortens the illness & prevents such complications as ear & kidney infections & swollen neck glands. An infection usually confers life-long immunity. The medical name for scarlet fever is scarlatina.

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Keywords: bacteria, childhood disease, condition, disease, disorder, healthcare, infect, medical, medicine, scarlatina, scarlet fever, streptococcus sp.

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