Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Submissions: Fever with rash in childhood mnemonic

Mnemonic for fever with rash in childhood is, "MEEK SCREAMER"

Erythema Infectiousum (5th disease caused by Parvovirus B19)
Erythema marginatum (Acute Rheumatic fever)
Kawasaki Syndrome

Scarlet fever (Group A Streptococcus infection)
Chickenpox, CMV
Roseola infanticum (Human Herpes Virus 6 /7)
Enterovirus, non-polio (like ECHO virus, Coxsackie virus)
Arcanobacterium haemolyticum (Rare)

Hope that helps. Cheers!

Submitted by: Indya Doc


  1. hi m a great fan of ur blog...wish this was there during my mbbs years tooo...medic facts are truly intringuing and fascinating
    keep up the awesome work

    1. Aww. Thank you so much RKG <3

      Only if we could time travel.. On the brighter side, now you're here and hope it helps you out in your future endeavors :D


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