|Description:||This image depicts the back of boy who had manifested the maculopapular rash that was determined to be chickenpox, also known as varicella-zoster virus (VZV).|
The rash is generalized and pruritic (itchy). It progresses rapidly from macules to papules to vesicular lesions before crusting. The rash usually appears first on the head, chest, and back then spreads to the rest of the body. The lesions are usually most concentrated on the chest and back.