Roseola Infantum Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 09, 2020
  • Author: Christopher R Gorman, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Also consider the following:

In patients who are immunocompromised, many differential diagnoses, including viral, bacterial, fungal, and immunologic conditions, exist.

In 2005, Ward suggested testing for human herpesvirus (HHV)–6 and HHV-7 primary infection when serious neurological disease/encephalitis is temporally related to immunization, lest the condition be misdiagnosed as a vaccine reaction. [10, 11]

Differential Diagnoses

  • Meningococcemia