The rash is usually pink in color and consists of tiny flat or slightly raised dots. Nonspecific symptoms can occur in ill infants and children. These symptoms and signs can include
Causes of roseola
Roseola is primarily caused by the human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and less frequently by human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7). It is spread from person to person, typically through oral secretions.
Gorman, Christopher R. "Roseola Infantum." Medscape.com. June 2, 2016. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1133023-overview>.
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