Alternate Names : Exanthema Subitum, Pseudorubella
What can be done to prevent the infection?
Some cases of roseola may be avoided by staying away from infected
What are the long-term effects of the infection?
Most of the time, roseola clears up on its own without any
long-term effects. Rarely, it can lead to a more serious infection, including:
infection of the brain
hepatitis, an infection
of the liver
infection of the brain and spinal cord linings
What are the risks to others?
Roseola can be passed to other children who have not already been exposed to
the virus. No one knows for sure how roseola is spread from child to child.
Experts believe it is probably transmitted in secretions from the nose and