(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 can in immunocompromised patients also cause CNS disease (recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplants z. B.). Roseola infantum is most common in spring and autumn. It has been reported smaller local outbreaks.

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 can in immunocompromised patients also cause CNS disease (recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplants z. B.). Roseola infantum is most common in spring and autumn. It has been reported smaller local outbreaks. Symptoms and signs The incubation period is 5-15 days. It comes abruptly to 39,5-40,5ยบ C fever that lasts for 3-5 days without any local symptoms or signs of illness. Despite the high fever, the child is usually alert and active, although able to febrile seizures occur (febrile convulsions). Often, cervical and posterior auricular lymphadenopathy developed. Occurs rarely encephalitis or hepatitis. The fever usually falls quickly on the fourth day; If a rash occurs, it is macular or maculopapular, predominantly localized to the chest and abdomen, less often in the face and extremities; It lasts for a few hours up to 2 days and can not be noticed in mild cases. At 70% of the HHV-6 infections the classic rash does not occur. Roseola infantum (rash) SCOTT Camazine / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/m2500057_roseola_infantum-_viral_rash_science_photo_library_highl_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/ – / ? media / manual / professional / images / m2500057_roseola_infantum-_viral_rash_science_photo_library_highl_de.jpg lang = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ roseola infantum (rash) ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37897992 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eDiese figure shows a maculopapular rash on the chest

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