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Strawberry Tongue
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Strawberry Tongue
Patients’ Evaluation
Allergies can be the possible cause of the disease, but there is no presence of fever in
situations where the disease is from the allergy. In this situation, fever is an illustration of
infection that is underlying.
Diagnosis for this disease would include consideration of toxic shock syndrome that is
lethal, and there is no illustration of long history such as the rash that appears before four
days. Similarly, there is no Presence of gastro-intestinal tract symptoms such as diarrhea and
vomiting that is likely to be present situation. From this analysis, most of the symptoms are
associated with Kawasaki disease that primarily affects children.This disease is diagnosed
ruling out similar diseases. In this case a mild fever of 102.1,erythematous maculopapular
rash, conjunctivitis, and a strawberry tongue match the usual symptoms. (Colomba et al.,
2018).
The last option to rule out is scarlet fever, which a bacterial illness that develops after
a strep throat infection. It presents with sandpaper like bright red rash that covers most of the
body, sore throat and a high fever. In this case the fever was mild and the rash was different.
condition. Also to rule out strep throat infection a throat swab and blood testing can be used
to determine the presence of streptococcus pyogenes. (Scarlet Fever - Symptoms and Causes,
2019).
According to Mayo clinic the treatment for Kawasaki disease may include intravenous
Gamma globulin to lower the risk of coronary artery problems.
High doses of aspirin to treat inflammation and decrease pain and joint inflammation, and
also to reduce the fever. This treatment is an exception to the rule that says aspirin shouldn't

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1 Strawberry Tongue Student Institutional Affiliation Course Instructor Due Date 2 Strawberry Tongue Patients’ Evaluation Allergies can be the possible cause of the disease, but there is no presence of fever in situations where the disease is from the allergy. In this situation, fever is an illustration of infection that is underlying. Diagnosis for this disease would include consideration of toxic shock syndrome that is lethal, and there is no illustration of long history such as the rash that appears before four days. Similarly, there is no Presence of gastro-intestinal tract symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting that is likely to be present situation. From this analysis, most of the symptoms are associated with Kawasaki disease that primarily affects children.This disease is diagnosed ruling out similar diseases. In this case a mild fever of 102.1,erythematous maculopapular rash ...
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