Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever (RF) is a systemic illness that may occur following group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GABHS) pharyngitis in children.

Reye’s Syndrome

Reye’s syndrome typically occurs after a viral illness, particularly an upper respiratory tract infection, influenza, varicella, or gastroenteritis, and is associated with the use of aspirin during the illness.

Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious inflammatory condition that primarily affects children under the age of five and is characterized by prolonged high fever, redness of the eyes, changes in the lips and mouth, rash, swollen lymph nodes, and inflammation of the blood vessels. If left untreated, Kawasaki disease can lead to potentially life-threatening complications, such as coronary artery aneurysms