What complications can arise from scarlet fever?
Although most cases of scarlet fever are successfully cured with antibiotics, complications can arise when the condition is left untreated. Possible complications include spread of infection, rheumatic fever, kidney infection or toxic shock syndrome.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 21 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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