fever and malaise, mild, accompanied by tender subocipital adenitis, may precede the eruption by 1 week
Polyarticular arthritis occurs in about 25% of adult cases and involves the fingers, wrists, and knees.
Early posterior cervical and postauricular lymphadenopathy
Erythema of the palate and throat, sometimes patchy, may be noted
A fine, pink, maculopapular rash appears on the face, trunk, and extremities and in rapid progression (2-3 days), and fades quickly, usually lasting 1 day in each area