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Skin infections

Exanthems case challenge 4

This child has a mild fever and rash.


What is the most likely diagnosis? * Fifth disease * Measles *! Chickenpox * Pityriasis rosea Explanation: Truncal eruption of vesicles changing to pustules and then crusting over, often leaving varioliform scarring. What virus causes this disease? * Parvovirus B19 * Morbilli *! Herpes varicella zoster * Herpes virus type 7