What are rare complications in scarlet fever?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Bahman Sotoodian, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Rare but lethal early toxin-mediated sequelae include myocarditis and toxic shocklike syndrome. A lethal form of streptococcal infection is capable of producing the toxic streptococcal syndrome.


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