Exanthems case challenge 1
This child has a rash. He is slightly off colour.
What is the most likely diagnosis?
*! Fifth disease
* Pityriasis rosea
Explanation: Note slapped cheek appearance of the boy, who has an indistinct macular erythematous rash on his arm
What virus causes this disease?
*! Parvovirus B19
* Herpes zoster
* Herpes virus type 7