Human parvovirus B19-induced vesiculopustular skin eruption.

  title={Human parvovirus B19-induced vesiculopustular skin eruption.},
  author={Stanley J. Naides and Warren W Piette and L A Veach and Zsolt B. Argenyi},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={84 5},
Erythema infectiosum, fifth disease, is a usually benign macular or maculopapular exanthem of childhood caused by the human parvovirus B19. A 27-year-old woman with a serologically documented human parvovirus infection who presented with a hemorrhagic exanthem and enanthem with areas of pustules and pseudo-pustules is described. The histologic findings were unusual because they combined the histologic features of morbilliform and vesiculopustular viral lesions. This case serves to underscore… CONTINUE READING