Fifth disease, also know as erythema infectiosum, is a common childhood illness caused by human parvovirus B19. The characteristic sign is a "slapped cheek" appearance. It can also cause stillbirths and miscarriages in pregnant women.
Includes cause, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
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Features cause, symptoms, tests, treatment, and prevention.
Features the reason for the name "fifth disease", symptoms, and risks.
Includes information on the cause - human Parvovirus B19, signs and symptoms, complications, prevention, and photographs.
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Fifth disease is a viral illness that causes a bright red rash among its symptoms. Features signs and symptoms, treatment, risks, prevention, and description of the parvo B19 virus that causes the disease.
Discusses slap cheek (or fifth disease), contagiousness, and how to the identify symptoms.
An educational site used to educate mothers, mid-wives and health care providers about fifth disease and the problems that it can cause during pregnancy. Includes diagnosis and treatment and find out if you are at risk.
Includes symptoms, cause, diagnosis, complications, and treatment.
Factsheet with cause, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Provides information on this viral infection. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Provides information on this infection, including its epidemiology, presentation, complications, differential diagnosis, investigation, management, prognosis and prevention.
Provides information on slapped cheek syndrome, also known as fifth disease or parvovirus b19. Emphasizes the danger of the virus for pregnant women.
Encyclopedia article on this viral disease, also known as fifth disease or slapped cheek syndrome.
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