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Exanthem Subitum

  1. (Roseola infantum , sixth disease)
  2. Caused by Human Herpes virus 6
  3. Age group: 6months-3yrs.
  4. Incubation period: 5-15 days.
  5. Prodrome of high grade fever
  6. Fever comes down in 3-4days when macule or maculopapular rash disappears (β€œRash on fever gone)
  7. Rash lasts for 24 hours.
  8. Occipital and post auricular LN enlarged.
  9. Leucopenia and relative lymphocytosis present.
  10. In Asian countries, ulcers at the uvulopalatoglossal junction (Nakayama spots Q) are common in infants with roseola.
  11. HHV-6 DNA has been detected in various malignancies: including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin disease, cervical and oral carcinoma, and leukemia.

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