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Girl's Sore Throat and Fever Persist & Rash Spreads - Let's Diagnose

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An 8-year old was seen by her pediatrician because of a sore throat and fever that didn't improve for several days. A petechial rash had started to appear, spreading from her head and neck down her torso. She complained of nausea and appeared ill. Her mother also pointed out that her tongue was unusually red.

Is it toxic shock syndrome, kawasaki disease, scarlet fever, or mononucleosis?

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