Fever and Urticarial Rash

  • Mojgan Kianiamin


  • Serum sickness like reaction, acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and Kawasaki disease are important differential diagnoses of fever and rash in children

  • Acute carditis of ARF often responds dramatically to high dose salicylate therapy

  • When there is evidence of severe carditis, corticosteroids are indicated


Serum sickness like reaction Acute rheumatic fever Kawasaki disease 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mojgan Kianiamin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Chamran Medical HospitalTehranIran
  2. 2.Clinic of immunology and Allergy, Chamran General HospitalArmy Medical UniversityTehranIran

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