Alternate Names : Exanthema Subitum, Pseudorubella
Roseola is a bodywide infection caused by a herpes virus.
What is going on in the body?
Roseola is an infection caused by the human herpes virus 6, HHV6,
possibly HHV7. These are not the same herpes viruses that cause cold sores or
What are the causes and risks of the infection?
Roseola is a herpes virus infection. It is usually seen in
children between the ages of 6 months and 2 years.