Morbilliform skin rash with prominent involvement of the palms in Chikungunya fever

Maria Laura Tini, Giovanni Rezza

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Abstract

An outbreak of chikungunya occurred in Central Italy in the summer of 2017. During the outbreak, two siblings with fever and joint pain developed a morbilliform skin rash with prominent involvement of the palms. Knowledge of the characteristics of chikungunya exanthem is important to adddress clinical diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere00421
JournalIDCases
Volume13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018

Keywords

  • Chikungunya
  • Skin rash

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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