Exanthems case challenge 4
This child has a mild fever and rash.
What is the most likely diagnosis?
* Fifth disease
* 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
*! Herpes varicella zoster
* Herpes virus type 7