Derm Dx: Malar rash on the cheeks

A 6-year-old girl presents with fever and a rash on her body and face. The girl’s mother reported that the child had a mild sore throat prior to the onset of this rash.

Physical examination reveals an erythematous, macular eruption in a malar distribution of the cheeks, and a reticular, maculo-papular eruption on the trunk and upper extremities. The patient ...