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Pictures of Common Childhood Infections

View pictures of common childhood infections, like Fifth disease, shingles, roseola, scarlet fever, and hand, foot, and mouth disease.
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Head Lice Picture
This magnified picture shows a louse emerging from a nit on the hair of this person infected with head lice.

Fifth Disease Picture
The typical red or slapped cheeks rash of a child with Fifth Disease can be seen in this picture.

Measles Picture
Review a picture of the characteristic red blotchy rash on a child with measles.

Nits Picture - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
A close-up picture of a nit or head lice egg in a child's hair.

Mumps Picture
A picture of a child with mumps, which is an infection that is caused by a virus, causing parotitis, with pain and swelling in one or both parotid glands.

Yeast Diaper Rash Picture
Review this picture of a baby with a yeast diaper rash.

Tinea Capitis Picture
Review a picture of a child with tinea capitis or scalp ringworm.

Ringworm Picture
Review a picture of a child with ringworm.

Rubella Picture
Review a picture of the typical rash of a child with rubella or German measles.

Chickenpox Picture
This picture shows the classic rash that is associated with a chickenpox infection, including red papules (bumps), vesicles (the spots that look like little blisters), which then become crusted scabs.

Fifth Disease - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Fifth disease is an acute viral disease characterized by mild symptoms and a blotchy rash beginning on the cheeks and spreading to the extremities.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (foot) - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
A picture of the vesicles on a child's foot with Hand, Foot and Mouth disease.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease (mouth) - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
This photograph shows the small whitish to yellowish mouth ulcers with surrounding redness of hand, foot, and mouth disease.

Herpes Zoster (Shingles) - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
This is a picture of herpes zoster (shingles) on the chest. Shingles are caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.

Impetigo on a Child's Face - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
See a picture of the honey colored crusted lesions of impetigo on a child's face.

Lyme Disease, Erythema Chronicum Migrans - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
See a picture of erythema chronicum migrans, the initial lesion of Lyme disease, and often appears at the site of the infecting tick bite. It is a red, enlarging rash, flat or slightly raised, and may reach from 4 to 20 inches across (the average rash is 6 inches).

Measles Picture - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
See a picture of a child with measles.

Ringworm Picture - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
The picture of this child's leg shows a classical-appearing ringworm lesion with central clearing and a slightly raised red border.

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - ADAM Health Encyclopedi
This photograph shows the classical appearing rash of rocky mountain spotted fever, which often begins on the wrists and ankles, and spreads rapidly towards the center of the body

Roseola - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Roseola is an acute disease of infants and young children that is characterized by high fever followed by a rash that appears on trunk, limbs, neck and face. See a picture of a child with roseola.

Rubella on an infant's back - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Rubella is often called three-day measles. See a picture of rubella on a child's back.

Signs of Scarlet Fever - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
The streptococcal bacteria produces a toxin that causes a rash that appears one to two days after the onset of illness. The rash initially appears on the neck and chest, then spreads over the body.

Wart Picture - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
See a picture of a wart.

Photos of Children with Infectious Diseases
View graphic photos of children with vaccine preventable infectious diseases, such as diptheria, Hib, measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, smallpox, and tetanus.

Images of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Pictures of vaccine preventable diseases, including diphtheria, hib, measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chickenpox) from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases and the Visual Red Book.

Slide Set of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
A collection of photos of children with vaccine preventable diseases, including pertussis, polio, hepatitis B, influenza, hib, tetanus, and chickenpox.

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