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Exanthema Subitum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Exanthema Subitum
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.466.850.290
C01.925.825.290
C17.800.257.335
C17.800.838.790.290
Unique ID
D005077
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005077
Annotation
acute short-lived viral dis of inf & young child caused by human herpesvirus 6
Scope Note
An acute, short-lived, viral disease of infants and young children characterized by a high fever at onset that drops to normal after 3-4 days and the concomitant appearance of a macular or maculopapular rash that appears first on the trunk and then spreads to other areas. It is the sixth of the classical exanthematous diseases and is caused by HHV-6; (HERPESVIRUS 6, HUMAN). (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Roseola Infantum
Sixth Disease
NLM Classification #
WS 265
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Exanthema Subitum Preferred
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