Viral rash

What is Viral rash?

An exanthem (from Greek ἐξάνθημα exánthēma, "a breaking out") is a widespread rash usually occurring in children. An exanthem can be caused by toxins, drugs, or microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease.

It can be contrasted with an enanthem.

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Hi could you please tell me what these spots are on my daughters face she is three. Had coomon cold cough for a week small amout of vomiting last...

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Either eczematous rash or viral rash

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