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Acute viral exanthems

Abstract:

Exanthems/rashes are common in childhood and account for a large number of consultations in primary care and attendances to the emergency department. They are typically caused by allergic reactions, by viruses and occasionally by severe life-threatening bacterial infections. A careful history (including prodrome, associated symptoms, exposure to infectious contact, foreign travel, animals and immunization status), examination of the rash (including distribution, morphology, nature and site) a...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.mpmed.2017.09.011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3658-7635
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Medicine Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
12
Pages:
788-793
Publication date:
2017-10-27
Acceptance date:
2017-10-02
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-4357
ISSN:
1357-3039
Pubs id:
pubs:744929
URN:
uri:95d23219-8759-4b3a-ad05-76a8b6a5d0ba
UUID:
uuid:95d23219-8759-4b3a-ad05-76a8b6a5d0ba
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pubs:744929

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