Difference between revisions of "Roseola infantum"

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*Often erythematous tympanic membranes
 
*Often erythematous tympanic membranes
 
*May have sterile pyuria
 
*May have sterile pyuria
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===Complications===
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*[[Febrile seizure|Seizures]]
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*Aseptic [[meningitis]]
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*[[Encephalitis]]
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*[[thrombocytopenia|Thrombocytopenic]] purpura
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
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*Discharge
 
*Discharge
  
==Complications==
 
*[[Febrile seizure|Seizures]]
 
*Aseptic [[meningitis]]
 
*[[Encephalitis]]
 
*Thrombocytopenic purpura
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 20:23, 6 October 2019

Background

  • Also known as Exanthem Subitum
  • Likely caused by HHV-6

Clinical Features

Roseola on a 21-month-old girl
  • 3-5d prodrome of high fever → then defervescence → then rash for 1-2d
  • Rash - erythematous macular eruption of discrete, pink lesions
    • Mostly on neck, trunk, buttocks
    • No mucus membrane involvement
  • Lymphadenopathy often present
  • Often erythematous tympanic membranes
  • May have sterile pyuria

Complications

Differential Diagnosis

Pediatric Rash

Evaluation

  • Clinical diagnosis, based on history and physical exam

Management

  • Supportive care

Disposition

  • Discharge


See Also

References