Tag Streptococcus pyogenes
Second disease scarlet fever 680

Second disease

Scarlet fever (second disease) is a bacterial illness (GABHS) that often presents as diffuse erythematous rash in the setting of a sore throat (streptococcal pharyngitis)
Pulmonary Puzzler 340

Pneumonia gone bad

Consider a 56 year old male with no past medical history presenting with 10 days of fevers, chills, myalgia and cough followed by worsening breathlessness over the past 4 days.