Exanthem subitum

Exanthem subitum
Means a sudden rash. A viral disease of infants and young children with sudden onset of high fever which lasts several days and then suddenly subsides leaving in its wake a fine red rash. The causative agent is herpesvirus type 6 so the disease is known as Sixth Disease. Also called Pseudorubella, Roseola, Roseola infantilis, and Roseola infantum.

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  • exanthem — n. a rash or eruption, such as that occurring in measles. Exanthem subitum is another name for roseola (infantum). Derivatives: exanthematous adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • exanthema subitum — exanthema su·bi·tum or exanthem subitum sə bīt əm n ROSEOLA INFANTUM * * * an acute, short lived disease of infants and young children, caused by human herpesvirus 6; after a high fever that lasta a few days, the temperature returns to normal;… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dreitagefieber-Exanthem — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 B08.2 Exanthema subitum (Sechste Krankheit) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Roseola infantum — is another name for roseola, also formally called roseola infantilis. The following is a brief rundown on roseola: Cause: Roseola is caused by a virus called human herpesvirus 6 (HHV 6) and, possibly, human herpesvirus 7 (HHV 7). Age range:… …   Medical dictionary

  • Детская розеола — Электронное изображение ВПГ 6 типа МКБ 10 …   Википедия

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