scarlatina


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scarlatina

 [skahr″lah-te´nah]
scarlet fever. adj., adj scarlat´inal.

scar·la·ti·na

(skar'lă-tē'nă), Avoid the misspelling scarletina.
An acute exanthematous disease, caused by infection with streptococcal organisms producing an erythrogenic toxin, marked by fever and other constitutional disturbances, and a generalized eruption of closely aggregated bright red points or small macules followed by desquamation in large scales, shreds, or sheets; mucous membrane of the mouth and fauces is usually also involved.
Synonym(s): scarlet fever
[through It. fr. Mediev. L. scarlatum, scarlet, a scarlet cloth]

scarlatina

/scar·la·ti·na/ (skahr″lah-te´nah) scarlet fever.scarlat´inal
scarlatina angino´sa  a form with severe throat symptoms.

scarlatina

(skär′lə-tē′nə)
scar′la·ti′nal adj.

scarlatina

scarlatina

Scarlet fever, see there.

scar·la·ti·na

(skahr'lă-tē'nă)
An acute exanthematous disease, caused by infection with streptococcal organisms producing erythrogenic toxin, marked by fever and other constitutional disturbances, and a generalized eruption of closely aggregated points or small macules of a bright red color followed by desquamation; mucous membrane of the mouth and fauces is usually also involved.
Synonym(s): scarlet fever.
[through It. fr. Mediev. L. scarlatum, scarlet, a scarlet cloth]

scarlatina

A mild attack of SCARLET FEVER.

scar·la·ti·na

(skahr'lă-tē'nă)
Acute exanthematous disease, caused by infection with streptococcal organisms producing an erythrogenic toxin, marked by fever and other constitutional disturbances; mucous membrane of mouth and fauces is usually also involved.
Synonym(s): scarlet fever.
[through It. fr. Mediev. L. scarlatum, scarlet, a scarlet cloth]

scarlatina,

n See scarlet fever.
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Until the turn of the century, scarlatina was one of the great epidemic scourges in Westernized countries.
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Since late in 1792, Philadelphia had experienced epidemics of mumps, scarlatina, "cholera morbus" (gastroenteritis), and influenza.