Disease Information for Exanthem subitum

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Facial edema/swelling
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Erythematous generalized rash
Fever and Rash
Macular rash
Non-pruritic rash
Rash
Rash, macular/maculopapular or morbilliform
Symmetrical rash
Febrile seizure/children
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in kids
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Benign course/disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Clusters of cases in a short time
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Community clusters/family members also ill
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Epidemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Exanthematous infection (ex)
AGENT/Highly Contagious/infectious
AGENT/Virus (category)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Acute infection (ex).
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Definition

An acute, short-lived, viral disease of infants and young children characterized by a high fever at onset that drops to normal after 3-4 days and the concomitant appearance of a macular or maculopapular rash that appears first on the trunk and then spreads to other areas. It is the sixth of the classical exanthematous diseases and is caused by HHV-6; (HERPESVIRUS 6, HUMAN). (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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