Knowledge attitude practice amongst dental practitioners regarding oral manifestation of scarlet fever

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Meghana Reddy J, Dhanraj and Suresh

Aim: To do a survey on Knowledge Attitude Practice in oral manifestation of scarlet fever amongst the dental practitioners.
Objective: This study investigates on knowledge Attitude Practice in oral manifestation of scarlet fever amongst the dental practitioners.
Background: Scarlet fever is most common in children 5 to 15 years of age. Although scarlet fever was once considered a serious childhood illness, antibiotic treatments have made it less threatening. Still, if left untreated, scarlet fever can result in more-serious conditions.The signs and symptoms include a sore throat, fever, headaches, swollen lymph nodes, and a characteristic rash. The rash is red and feels like sandpaper and the tongue may be red and bumpy.
Conclusion: To keep the dental practitioner aware about the oral manifestation of scarlet fever.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3041.0174