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Exanthema subitum

Introduction: Exanthema subitum

Description of Exanthema subitum

Exanthema subitum: a viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Exanthema subitum: An acute, short-lived, viral disease of infants and young children characterized by a high fever at onset that drops to normal after 3-4 days and the concomitant appearance of a macular or maculopapular rash that appears first on the trunk and then spreads to other areas. It is the sixth of the classical exanthematous diseases and is caused by HHV-6; (HERPESVIRUS 6, HUMAN). (From Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Exanthema subitum: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Exanthema subitum

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Hierarchical classifications of Exanthema subitum

The following list attempts to classify Exanthema subitum into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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