A desquamating rash on an infant

A black male infant, aged 3 months, presents to the emergency room with a rash and fever. His mother reports that the patient first developed periorbital swelling and facial edema 5 days before presentation; 3 days before, he developed a fever followed by a desquamating rash that began on the neck, spreading to the arms, back, legs, and perirectal area.

The ...