Erythema infectiosum

A self-limited viral infectious disorder caused by the human parvovirus B19. It affects predominantly children and is characterized by the development of a bright red skin eruption in the cheeks. It is followed by a maculopapular skin eruption in the extremities which eventually fades into a lacey pattern.

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fifth disease
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Measles - 1st Disease Scarlet Fever - 2nd Disease Rubella (German Measles) - 3rd Disease Duke's Disease - 4th Disease Erythema Infectiosum - 5th Disease Exanthem Subtilum - 6th Disease

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All these diseases begin with exanthems


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