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Common infections characterized by rash
Infections in childhood often have an associated rash. The skin lesion will give some clue to the potential cause.
An exanthem is a rash that ‘bursts forth or blooms’ towards the end of incubating an infection. The six classic exanthemata are characteristically:
• widespread, symmetrically distributed on the body;
• red, discrete, or confluent macules or papules.
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