Scarlet Fever and hepatitis: a case report

Hippokratia 2008, 12(3):186-187

D. Gidaris, D. Zafeiriou, P. Mavridis, N. Gombakis


Scarlet fever is a streptococcal infection with a good prognosis. Complications are well described. Hepatitis is a rare complication. We describe a 6-year old boy with scarlet fever, jaundice and elevated liver transaminases.