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Glossary for Rashes in children

Medical terms related to Rashes in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by a bacterial infection
  • Barmah Forest virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
  • Dengue fever: An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes.
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Diaper rash: Red rash in diaper area of infants
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Fungal infections: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura: A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach.
  • Hives: Specific type of skin rash
  • Impetigo: Contagious skin rash from bacteria
  • Leptospirosis: Bacterial infection usually caught from animal urine.
  • Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Meningococcemia: A rare infectious disease whose main symptoms are upper respiratory tract infection, fever, rash and eye and ear problems.
  • Molluscum contagiosum: Common wart-causing virus.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Parvovirus antenatal infection: Fetal infection with human parvovirus B19 - serious abnormalities rarely occur.
  • Pityriasis Versicolor: Fungal skin infection
  • Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Rash in children: Rash in children refers to a child with a skin eruption or reaction.
  • Roseola infantum: Contagious infant conditions
  • Ross River virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia and other countries
  • Rubella: A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus which produces a rash and lymph node swelling. It can have serious implication in pregnant women as the virus can be transmitted through the placenta and cause serious fetal defects or even fetal death.
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • Seborrhoea: Excessive sebum production by the sebaceous glands.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Tinea: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus
  • Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
  • Weals: Drug reaction, allergy, infection, lupus, overactive thyroid, polycythemia, rheumatic fever, blisters, amyloidosis, progesterone increase, Still's Disease, pregnancy, vasculitis

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