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An Unexpected Finding In a Child With Scarlet Fever: Hepatitis



Hepatitis is an unexpected finding during course of scarlet fever (1, 2). A six years old boy who diagnosed scarlet fever and transient hepatitis. We aimed to remind that some infectious diseases like scarlet fever may also lead to hepatitis.




11 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 10 Mar, 2016


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Penicillin V-induced Drug Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms



DRESS syndrome (drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms), previously named ‘’drug hypersensitivity syndrome’’, is a severe adverse drug reaction characterized by skin rash, fever, lymph node enlargement and internal organ involvement. We report on a 7-year old girl who developed DRESS syndrome caused by penicillin V treatment.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013
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