Purpose: The primary infection with human herpesvirus-6 developed concurrently with diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and initiation of intensive chemotherapy for the disease in a 4-month-old girl. Results: Prolonged viremia persisted for 7 days in the presence of neutralizing antibodies, and clinical features such as prolonged febrile and diarrheal period, no appearance of skin rash, and marked bulging fontanelle for 7 days in the absence of the virus DNA in spinal fluid may suggest an atypical clinical course of exanthem subitum and an unusual viral replication in immunocompromised condition.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology|
|Publication status||Published - 01-01-1993|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health