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Vol. 3 - Num. 12

Original Papers

Recurrent Scarlet Fever: a four cases presentation

Benjamín Herranz Jordána, Elia Acitores Suzb, A Payá López, Ángel Hernández Merinod, MT Lamela Lencee, M Sánchez Casado, B Orden Martínez

aPediatra. CS El Abajón de Las Rozas. Madrid. España.
bPediatra. CS Villanueva de la Cañada. Madrid. España.

dPediatra de Atención Primaria. Madrid. Vocal del Comité Asesor de Vacunas de la AEP. España.
ePediatra. Consultorio local de Villanueva del Pardillo. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: B Herranz. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Herranz Jordán B, Acitores Suz E, Payá López A, Hernández Merino A, Lamela Lence MT, Sánchez Casado M, et al. Recurrent Scarlet Fever: a four cases presentation. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2001;3:551-560.

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The Scarlet Fever is an infectious disease caused by strains of Streptococcus pyogenes, which synthesize pyrogenic exotoxin, resulting in a exanthema. Recurrent attacks are rare and can be mistaken for similar diseases. Some childrens, howewer, suffer from multiple attacks. The objective of this work is to report four cases of recurrent Scarlet Fever.


Scarlet fever

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