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The images below are those of rashes that typically occur all over a child's body (widespread). Chronic skin complaints of dry, itchy skin are usually those of dermatitis or psoriasis. These can be present in multiple areas of the body or all over. Red, sunburn-like rashes are usually caused by a virus. The more common viral rashes include slapped cheek disease, sixth disease, or a non-specific virus causing a rash. However, similar rashes can be seen from rubella, measles, or scarlet fever. Chickenpox (varicella) can cause a widespread, itchy rash consisting of tiny red bumps. Exposure to an allergen may result in hives (urticaria), which are itchy bumps that appear and disappear on the body. Click an image below for further descriptions about these diseases and others that cause a widespread rash.
This image displays red bumps with a depression in the center typical of varicella (chickenpox).
In people with darker skin, the small, scaly patches of pityriasis rosea may look more brown than pink.
Psoriasis often has white, thick scale that comes off in "plates" when picked, causing bleeding.
Roseola (Sixth Disease)
Pink, flat, or slightly raised bumps around 2 to 3 mm in diameter are typical of roseola (sixth disease).
This image displays a track on the skin, known as a burrow, typical of scabies.
Numerous tiny red bumps of scarlet fever are sometimes more easily felt than seen (giving the typical…
This image displays widespread flat and raised skin lesions that are red or pink in color typical of viral skin…