Roseola Infantum


Pathophysiology

History/Symptoms

Physical Exam

Diagnostic Testing

Differential Diagnosis

  1. Occult bacterial infection (incl occult bacteremia, UTI, meningitis)
  2. Rubella
  3. Meningococcemia
  4. Fever of unknown origin
  5. Viral syndromes
  6. Measles
  7. Scarlet fever/strep pharyngitis
  8. Drug hypersensitivity
  9. Kawasaki dz

Acute Treatment

  1. Supportive care
  2. Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen (avoid ASA)
  3. PO fluids

Disposition

  1. Admit

Further Management

  1. Isolation not indicated
  2. Diagnostic Testing
  3. Medications
  4. Follow up