Child in the image is having vesicular lesions on lower lip, palms & soles, which of the following group causes the disease?
HSV – 1
Ans. C. Togaviridae
- Vesiculobullous lesions were a common cutaneous manifestation of chikungunya fever in infants.
- Pigmentary lesions were the generalized, brownish-black and predominantly involved face and extremities.
- Generalized maculopapular eruption or erythema with islands of normal skin was noted, mostly 2-3 days after onset of fever.
- It started on the trunk and then spread centrifugally involving the face, palms and soles.
- Mucosal regions were spared.
- Mostly it subsided in 4-5 days, but in 5 cases there was peeling of the skin over body, palms, and soles, resembling staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS)