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Inhibition of the scarlet fever exanthem in concurrent varicella and group A streptococcus infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8443308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An atypical scarlet fever exanthem was noted in a 5-year-old child with varicella complicated by secondary group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus pneumonia and empyema. The rash consisted of symmetrical, concentric, circular exanthem-free zones surrounding individual varicella vesicles. The possible role of virus-induced interferon in locally modifying the effect of streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin is explored.
M A Friedman; J D Klein; S C Eppes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1058-4838     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-08     Completed Date:  1993-04-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203213     Medline TA:  Clin Infect Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  286-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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MeSH Terms
Chickenpox / complications*,  pathology
Child, Preschool
Scarlet Fever / complications*,  pathology
Skin / pathology
Streptococcal Infections / complications*
Streptococcus pyogenes*
Comment In:
Clin Infect Dis. 1993 Nov;17(5):928   [PMID:  8286644 ]

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