Introduction: Slap-cheek syndrome


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).

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Last revision: April 11, 2003

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