Roseola infantum

Roseola Infantum (exanthem subitum)

  • Likely caused by HHV-6
  • 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

See Also

Pediatric Rash