Viral exanthems: an update

@article{Biesbroeck2013ViralEA,
  title={Viral exanthems: an update},
  author={Lauren K Biesbroeck and R. Sidbury},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={26}
}
  • Lauren K Biesbroeck, R. Sidbury
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Dermatologic Therapy
  • Classic viral exanthems, such as measles, rubella, and Fifth disease, have great historical significance and, despite vaccine successes, still occur both in the United States and across the world. Because they are either less commonly seen (e.g., measles) or recognized by pediatricians (e.g., Fifth disease), viral exanthems that present to dermatology clinics are often “atypical” and may cause diagnostic confusion. This article will first review a general approach to the patient with a possible… CONTINUE READING
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