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Skin infections

Exanthems case challenge 2

These children have all developed a rash.


What is the most likely diagnosis? *! Fifth disease * Measles * Chickenpox * Pityriasis rosea Explanation: Note slapped cheek appearance of the three siblings, and the lacy pattern erythematous macules on the arm What virus causes this disease? *! Parvovirus B19 * Morbilli * Herpes zoster * Herpes virus type 7