Infant with Papular rashes

2.5 month female infant born at term without complication. Received her 2-month vaccines on schedule. Brought by parents due to this vesicular papular rash. They report that it began yesterday with one spot on the abdomen. Infant has continued to eat normally, with formula milk. No ill contacts. No fever. The vesicles were filled with serous fluid. No definite umbilication to my eye. My differentials are Varicella versus widespread molluscum.

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Vericella.. It could have spreaded ...... By airborne respiratory droplets (coughs or sneezes). By saliva (kissing or shared drinks). By skin-to-skin contact (handshakes or hugs). By touching a contaminated surface (blanket or doorknob) By mother to baby by pregnancy, labour or nursing.

MOLLUSCUM. SELF LIMITING. IMPROVE GENERAL HEALTH AND PERSONAL HYGIENE. MULTIVITAMIN ORALLY.

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? VARICELLA.. CHICKEN POX.. ? MC ..

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Early Chickenpox

??MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM/VERICELLA VERRUCA

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Chicken pox dd viral exanthema dd scabies dd impetigo

SUGGESTIVE. Of VARICELLA INFECTION DD INFECTED M. C

Chicken pox No role of Antibiotic

No umbilication, May be infantile chickenpox..

Vesicular lesion Likely to be chicken pox

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