Roseola Infantum

(Exanthema subitum pseudo rubella; Dreitagefieber) Roseola infantum is an infection in infants or very young children, which is caused by the human herpes virus 6B (HHV-6B), more rarely caused HHV-7th This infection causes high fever and rubella similar rash that occurs during or after afebrile but local symptoms or complaints are missing. The diagnosis is made clinically, treatment is symptomatic. Roseola infantum is the best described HHV-6 related disease. HHV-6B…

September 3, 2018