Rashes and their causes

Varicella – typically a vesicular rash

Measles – the prodromal symptoms are coryxa, conjunctivitis and high fever before the rash appears – usually starting on the head and neck

Parvovirus B19 causes “slapped cheek syndrome” with bright red rash seen on both cheeks

Adenoviruses can cause lots of different infections such a srespiratory infections, gastroenteritis or conjucntivits but there is no specific associated rash.

Scarlet fever cause a rough sandpaper rash that typically stars of the torso before spreading all over the body.

HSP causes a purpuric rash typicaly on the legs/buttocks it’s a vasculitis which typically often happens after an infection.