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Exanthems case challenge 3

This child is unwell with fever, cough and rash.


What is the most likely diagnosis? * Fifth disease *! Measles * Chickenpox * Pityriasis rosea What virus causes this disease? * Parvovirus B19 *! Morbilli * Herpes zoster * Herpes virus type 7 Explanation: Morbilliform rash (measles-like) with widespread erythematous macules and papules, spreading from face to trunk and limbs, associated with cough, conjunctivitis and koplik spots