[Exanthema subitum, encephalopathy and hepatitis caused by human herpesvirus type 6 (HHV-6) in a 10-month-old infant].

@article{Gloning1991ExanthemaSE,
  title={[Exanthema subitum, encephalopathy and hepatitis caused by human herpesvirus type 6 (HHV-6) in a 10-month-old infant].},
  author={H. Gloning and R. Stettner-Gloning and Bertram F. Pontz and Prof. Dr. P. Emmrich},
  journal={Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde : Organ der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Kinderheilkunde},
  year={1991},
  volume={139 5},
  pages={
          297-300
        }
}
We describe the unusual clinical course in a case of exanthema subitum with affection of the liver and central nervous system in a 10-months-old girl. HHV-6 infection was confirmed serologically (positive HHV-6 IgM from 10th to 29th day, increasing IgG-titres). At the beginning of the illness convulsions with preference to the right side were noticed, which were consistent with an encephalitis (on top to a suspected pre/perinatal lesion) and resulting in spastic triplegia. Nuclear magnetic… CONTINUE READING