Pruritic hyperemic rash

 

This rash is maculopapular  and it is common in many diseases conditions such as scarlet fever, measles, Ebola virus disease, rubella, secondary syphilis, erythrovirus, (parvovirus B19), chikungunya (alphavirus), zika, and  heat rash. It is also found in reaction to antibiotic amoxycillin and on chemotherapy drugs. It can also occur  in graft-versus host diseases (GVHD) in transplantation etc. It can also occur in Ebola virus hemorrhagic fever (EBO-Z) and also Marburg hemorrhagic fever. It can occur with large dose of niacin  (2000-2500 mg for the management of low HDL cholesterol management.

 


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