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Description:Note the cheeks of this girl’s face displaying signs of erythema infectiosum, or Fifth disease. See PHIL 14490, for a posterior view of this same female patient revealing a rash to her upper back and arms
Human parvovirus B19 is the cause of erythema infectiosum, or Fifth disease, a common rash illness that is usually acquired in childhood. B19 may be transmitted through contact with infected persons, fomites, or large airborne droplets.
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Creation Date:1975
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Links:CDC - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Division of Viral Diseases; Parvovirus B19 and Fifth Disease: Fifth Disease
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