Even at present it is not unusual to hear of scarlatinal or gonorrheal or influenzal rheumatism.
There can be no question that milk, or cream, has been the vehicle of scarlatinal infection.
Joint lesions are comparatively common in scarlet fever, and were formerly described as scarlatinal rheumatism.
The scarlatinal poison is that regarding which the greatest number of observations has been made.
scarlatinal diphtheria used for the same purpose had the same effect.
Out of 68 cases of puerperal disease seen in consultation, no less than 37 were distinctly traceable to the scarlatinal poison.
Ophthalmias and scarlatinal malignant sore-throats were common at the same time.
1803, from Modern Latin scarlatina (Sydenham, 1676), from Italian scarlattina (Lancelotti, 1527), fem. of scarlattino (adj.), diminutive of scarlatto "scarlet" (see scarlet). It is a synonym for scarlet fever, not a milder form of it. Related: Scarlattinal.
scarlatinal scar·la·ti·nal (skar- lā-tē'nāl)
relating to scarlatina
scarlatina scar·la·ti·na (skär'lə-tē'nə)
See scarlet fever.