scarlet rash

scarlet rash

Etymology: OFr, escarlate + rasche, scurf
any scarlatina or rosy skin eruption that accompanies an infection, such as scarlet fever or German measles.

scar·let rash

(skahr'lĕt rash)
Bright red exanthem sometimes accompanying an infection.

scarlet rash

A rose-colored rash, specifically that of German measles.
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Scarlet fever is an infectious bacterial disease which causes a fever and a scarlet rash, hence the name.
Most persons never noticed the increase in heat and heartbeat, and the first they knew was when the scarlet rash came out.
Doctors, parents and teachers are being asked to look for symptoms, which include a scarlet rash appearing a day or two after fever, headaches and nausea.
After two to four days, a scarlet rash appears in the mouth and throat, then on the face and forearms; soon it spreads to the entire body.
As he swings around the stage in his coronation robes Lindsay is like a scarlet rash swamping England.