slapped cheek disease

erythema infectiosum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • slapped cheek disease — noun → fifth disease …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fifth disease — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = 16 month old with fifth disease DiseasesDB = 4442 ICD10 = ICD10|B|08|3|b|0 ICD9 = ICD9|057.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 378 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|derm|136… …   Wikipedia

  • fifth disease — /ˈfɪfθ dəziz/ (say fifth duhzeez) noun a common childhood disease caused by a parvovirus, resulting in red flushed cheeks, paleness around the mouth and a red patchy rash on the arms and legs; slapped cheek disease. {from its being fifth in… …   Australian English dictionary

  • List of cutaneous conditions — This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. See also: Cutaneous conditions, Category:Cutaneous conditions, and ICD 10… …   Wikipedia

  • Ringelröteln — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 B08.3 Erythema infectiosum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parvovirus B19 — A single stranded DNA virus belonging to the family Parvoviridae; the cause of erythema infectiosum (fifth disease) and aplastic crises.P. (B19V) was first isolated in 1975 from a specimen of healthy donor blood. In 1983 it was linked to …   Medical dictionary

  • Parvovirus B19 — Taxobox | color=violet image caption =Electron micrograph of Parvoviruses in blood name = Parvovirus B19 virus group = ii familia = Parvoviridae genus = Erythrovirus species = Parvovirus B19 Parvovirus B19 ( B19 virus ) was the first (and until… …   Wikipedia

  • Erythema — A redness of the skin resulting from inflammation, for example, as caused by sunburn. * * * Redness due to capillary dilation. [G. e., flush] e. ab igne a reticulated, pigmented, macular eruption that occurs, often on the shins, in bakers,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Parvovirus infection — Infection with one of a family of small single stranded DNA viruses. (Parvovirus means small virus, from the Latin parvus, small.) One type, parvovirus B19, infects only humans. There are also animal parvoviruses, but they do not infect humans. A …   Medical dictionary

  • erythema — n. flushing of the skin due to dilatation of the blood capillaries in the dermis. It may be physiological or a sign of inflammation or infection. Erythema nodosum is characterized by tender bruiselike swellings on the shins and is often… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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