rash_generalised

acute generalized non-vesicular non-purpuric rashes covering most parts of the body

DDx

  • hypersensitivity reactions
  • viral exanthems
    • EBV / glandular fever / infectious mononucleosis especially if amoxicillin has been taken
    • hand foot and mouth - often has buttock involvement in young children
    • Fifth disease (i.e., erythema infectiosum)
    • roseola (i.e., exanthem subitum, sixth disease)
    • rubella
    • rubeola
    • non-specific viral exanthems
  • bacterial toxin related rashes:
    • scarlet fever
    • Kawasaki disease
    • meningococcaemia
    • toxic shock syndrome
  • bacterial skin infections
    • folliculitis
  • insects
    • multiple insect bites
    • rickettsial pox
    • lyme disease
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • subacute:
    • Pityriasis rosea
    • tinea corporis
  • exacerbations of chronic conditions

those involving palms

  • urticaria
  • erythema multiforme
  • drug eruption
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Toxic shock syndrome
  • HIV seroconversion
  • gonococcal
  • secondary syphilis
  • rubella
  • scabies (in infants)
  • Tinea corporis
  • psoriasis
rash_generalised.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/05 23:29 (external edit)