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Scarlet fever may follow throat infection caused by bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes or group A streptococci. Scarlet rashes key Scarlet fever symptom occurs when bacteria release toxins into blood.
Cancer cervix refers to cancerous growth in the cervix and usually occurs in the transition called squamo-columnar junction.
Von Recklinghausen's Disease / Neurofibromatosis can cause bone deformities and skin problems. Multiple soft-nerve tumors or neurofibromas are seen. Light brown tan spots develop on the skin.
Toddler constipation is non-passage of stool/ motion by child for 4 days or more. Toddler constipation may also be passing of hard, painful stool. It is relieved by dietary changes & medicines.
Jaundice is yellowing of skin, conjunctival membranes of eyes and other mucous membranes due to elevation of bilirubin levels in blood. Jaundice can be a sign of an underlying major disease.