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Exanthems case challenge 1

This child has a rash. He is slightly off colour.


What is the most likely diagnosis? *! Fifth disease * Measles * Chickenpox * 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 * Morbilli * Herpes zoster * Herpes virus type 7