Miniature scarlet fever

miniature scarlet fever

A reaction consisting of fever, nausea, vomiting, and a transient scarlatiniform rash that appears in a susceptible person when injected with the toxin of streptococcus pyogenes.

Origin: L. Minio, pp. Atus, to colour with minium, red-lead

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