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Scarlet fever

MedGen UID:
11327
Concept ID:
C0036285
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Fever, Scarlet; Fevers, Scarlet; Scarlet Fever; Scarlet Fevers
SNOMED CT: Scarlet fever (30242009); Scarlatina (30242009)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0005952

Definition

A streptococcal infection, mainly occurring among children, that is characterized by a red skin rash, sore throat, and fever. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVScarlet fever

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Smith KL, Hughes R, Myrex P
Am Fam Physician 2023 Jan;107(1):35-41. PMID: 36689967
Herdman MT, Cordery R, Karo B, Purba AK, Begum L, Lamagni T, Kee C, Balasegaram S, Sriskandan S
BMJ Open 2021 Dec 24;11(12):e057772. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057772. PMID: 34952887Free PMC Article
Jacobs J
Homeopathy 2018 Aug;107(3):157-160. Epub 2018 May 12 doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1649487. PMID: 29753299

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Brouwer S, Rivera-Hernandez T, Curren BF, Harbison-Price N, De Oliveira DMP, Jespersen MG, Davies MR, Walker MJ
Nat Rev Microbiol 2023 Jul;21(7):431-447. Epub 2023 Mar 9 doi: 10.1038/s41579-023-00865-7. PMID: 36894668Free PMC Article
Smith KL, Hughes R, Myrex P
Am Fam Physician 2023 Jan;107(1):35-41. PMID: 36689967
Hurst JR, Brouwer S, Walker MJ, McCormick JK
PLoS Pathog 2021 Dec;17(12):e1010097. Epub 2021 Dec 30 doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010097. PMID: 34969060Free PMC Article
Tian C, Hromatka BS, Kiefer AK, Eriksson N, Noble SM, Tung JY, Hinds DA
Nat Commun 2017 Sep 19;8(1):599. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00257-5. PMID: 28928442Free PMC Article
Drug Ther Bull 2017 Sep;55(9):102. doi: 10.1136/dtb.2017.8.0529. PMID: 28882851

Diagnosis

Brouwer S, Rivera-Hernandez T, Curren BF, Harbison-Price N, De Oliveira DMP, Jespersen MG, Davies MR, Walker MJ
Nat Rev Microbiol 2023 Jul;21(7):431-447. Epub 2023 Mar 9 doi: 10.1038/s41579-023-00865-7. PMID: 36894668Free PMC Article
Smith KL, Hughes R, Myrex P
Am Fam Physician 2023 Jan;107(1):35-41. PMID: 36689967
Muzumdar S, Rothe MJ, Grant-Kels JM
Clin Dermatol 2019 Mar-Apr;37(2):119-128. Epub 2018 Dec 5 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2018.12.005. PMID: 30981292
Drug Ther Bull 2017 Sep;55(9):102. doi: 10.1136/dtb.2017.8.0529. PMID: 28882851
Allmon A, Deane K, Martin KL
Am Fam Physician 2015 Aug 1;92(3):211-6. PMID: 26280141

Therapy

Brouwer S, Rivera-Hernandez T, Curren BF, Harbison-Price N, De Oliveira DMP, Jespersen MG, Davies MR, Walker MJ
Nat Rev Microbiol 2023 Jul;21(7):431-447. Epub 2023 Mar 9 doi: 10.1038/s41579-023-00865-7. PMID: 36894668Free PMC Article
Smith KL, Hughes R, Myrex P
Am Fam Physician 2023 Jan;107(1):35-41. PMID: 36689967
Drug Ther Bull 2017 Sep;55(9):102. doi: 10.1136/dtb.2017.8.0529. PMID: 28882851
Allmon A, Deane K, Martin KL
Am Fam Physician 2015 Aug 1;92(3):211-6. PMID: 26280141
Nurs Stand 2014 May 20;28(37):20. doi: 10.7748/ns.28.37.20.s21. PMID: 24823566

Prognosis

Liu Y, Ding H, Chang ST, Lu R, Zhong H, Zhao N, Lin TH, Bao Y, Yap L, Xu W, Wang M, Li Y, Qin S, Zhao Y, Geng X, Wang S, Chen E, Yu Z, Chan TC, Liu S
Nat Commun 2020 Aug 25;11(1):4229. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17987-8. PMID: 32843631Free PMC Article
Dong Y, Wang L, Burgner DP, Miller JE, Song Y, Ren X, Li Z, Xing Y, Ma J, Sawyer SM, Patton GC
BMJ 2020 Apr 2;369:m1043. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1043. PMID: 32241761Free PMC Article
Muzumdar S, Rothe MJ, Grant-Kels JM
Clin Dermatol 2019 Mar-Apr;37(2):119-128. Epub 2018 Dec 5 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2018.12.005. PMID: 30981292
Allmon A, Deane K, Martin KL
Am Fam Physician 2015 Aug 1;92(3):211-6. PMID: 26280141
Guyer B, Freedman MA, Strobino DM, Sondik EJ
Pediatrics 2000 Dec;106(6):1307-17. doi: 10.1542/peds.106.6.1307. PMID: 11099582

Clinical prediction guides

Zhou J, Chen HJ, Lu TJ, Chen P, Zhuang Y, Li JL
Sci Rep 2023 Jun 12;13(1):9540. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-36263-5. PMID: 37308561Free PMC Article
Smith KL, Hughes R, Myrex P
Am Fam Physician 2023 Jan;107(1):35-41. PMID: 36689967
Orbach H, Tanay A
Lupus 2009 Nov;18(13):1213-6. doi: 10.1177/0961203309345734. PMID: 19880571
Wolf JE, Rabinowitz LG
Arch Dermatol 1995 Jan;131(1):73-7. PMID: 7826100
Wannamaker LW
Rev Infect Dis 1983 Sep-Oct;5 Suppl 4:S723-32. doi: 10.1093/clinids/5.supplement_4.s723. PMID: 6356291

Recent systematic reviews

McGuire E, Li A, Collin SM, Decraene V, Cook M, Padfield S, Sriskandan S, Van Beneden C, Lamagni T, Brown CS
Euro Surveill 2023 Apr;28(15) doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2023.28.15.2200573. PMID: 37052678Free PMC Article

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