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ECHO virus type 9 - exanthem

ECHO virus type 9 - exanthem

Overview

Many viruses cause skin rashes (exanthem). This child was diagnosed with an ECHO virus infection. (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Review Date 12/1/2018

Updated by: Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.