21 April, 2010

Exanthema subitum(Roseola) ?

7 month old, boy
April 19. at noon, mother noticed fever 39.2℃. No cough, No running nose.

-----  20. at night, fever fell down and eruption appeared face and trunk.
-----  21. came to Clinic. Measles like eruption at trunk( front >back), face.
---------- not in hand and foot.

Comment:  This is not Exanthema subitum(Roseola), since duration of fever 
ーーーーーwas 1.5 days, two short ----- may be a type of Echovirus infection.

Any questions: write to Keiji Hagiwara,
--------------------------- Kami-Ube Pediatric clinic,
--------------------------- keijihagiwara@gmail.com