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* * *a moderately contagious, often benign epidemic disease seen mainly in children and caused by B19 virus; the primary characteristic is a rash of abrupt onset that begins as redness of the cheeks, which appear to have been slapped; later there is a maculopapular rash on the trunk and limbs; when this fades,there may be central clearing that leaves a lacelike pattern. Immunocompromised patients may develop severe cases. Called also fifth disease.
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