Once defervescence occurs, an erythematous morbilliform exanthem
More recently, however, genomic investigations have revealed that parvovirus B19 (the cause of the childhood exanthem
fifth disease), and human herpesvirus 6 (the cause of the childhood exanthem
roseola infantum) are the most commonly isolated organisms in cases of suspected viral myocarditis.
5), (7) As the name implies, the rash resembles a viral exanthem
and this, as well as other inflammatory conditions with a similar presentation, should be excluded.
Parvovirus B19 infection associated with acute hepatitis and a purpuric exanthem
Rare, prodromal pruritic popular rash possible.
Clinicians have learned to keep an eye out for the bad actors, like oral mucosa necrosis that could signal Stevens-Johnson syndrome, or the centripetal spread of exanthem
with petechiae from a tick bite that could signal Rocky Mountain spotted fever, he said at a women's and pediatric dermatology seminar sponsored by Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF).
then appears in a centrifugal pattern on the face, arms, hands, legs, and feet.
Evaluation by school nurses identified erythema in areas vigorously rubbed or scratched by students and no other skin lesions or exanthem
Occasionally children may develop a fine pink pruritic, papular, or vesicular exanthem
on the head, neck, and shoulders once griseofulvin is initiated.
Antibody to HHV-6 is typically found in titers of 1:160 and greater in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, exanthem
subitum, and some lymphoproliferative disorders.
If a vesicular exanthem
(eg, skin eruptions or vesicles on the lips, nose, or tongue) is discovered on a patient, physicians must suspect a biological attack and undertake appropriate quarantine measures.
If a rash develops and the only signs are a mild, nonpainful pruritic exanthem
, carbamazepine can be continued cautiously or discontinued.
The physician worries about a viral exanthem
, perhaps a viral meningitis-she has seen several cases of it in the community recently.
For example, when Henry Warren contracted scarlet fever the first doctor wrote that the disease was "prevalent among the children of the town and in the married men's Barracks where this soldier was quartered 2 or 3 children are at this moment labouring under the exanthem
Giannoti Crosti syndrome, asymmetric periflexural exanthem
of childhood, and pityriasis rosea have much in common.