When are specialists consultations indicated for the treatment for scarlet fever?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Bahman Sotoodian, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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If the diagnosis is unclear, consultation with a dermatologist is recommended. For serious complications, an infectious disease specialist should be consulted. Referral to an otolaryngologist for tonsillectomy may be recommended for patients with recurrent pharyngitis.


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