Introduction: Slap-cheek syndrome
The medical name is erythema infectiosum,
but it is commonly called "slap-cheek syndrome" because of the rosy slapped-like
appearance of the child's cheeks.
It is also called "Fifth disease", because it is the fifth of five common
child diseases causing similar rashes (the others are measles, rubella, scarlet fever
and Filatov-Dukes disease, a type of scarlet fever).
Researching symptoms of Slap-cheek syndrome: Further information about the symptoms of Slap-cheek syndrome is available including a list of symptoms of Slap-cheek syndrome, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Slap-cheek syndrome, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Treatments for Slap-cheek syndrome:
Various information is available about treatments available for Slap-cheek syndrome,
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Last revision: April 11, 2003
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