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Rubella

Introduction: Rubella

Description of Rubella

Rubella (medical condition): A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus...more »

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Rubella: a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Rubella: acute infectious disease caused by the rubella virus and most often affecting children and nonimmune young adults, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and spreads to the lymphatic system; ; usually benign; however transplacental infection of the fetus in the first trimester can cause death or severe developmental abnormalities.
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Rubella: acute infectious disease caused by the rubella virus and most often affecting children and nonimmune young adults, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and spreads to the lymphatic system; usually benign; however transplacental infection of the fetus in the first trimester can cause death or severe developmental abnormalities (congenital rubella syndrome).
Source: CRISP

Rubella: An acute, usually benign, infectious disease caused by the RUBELLA VIRUS and most often affecting children and nonimmune young adults, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and spreads to the lymphatic system. (From Dorland, 27th edition).
Source: MeSH 2007

Rubella: Related Topics

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Rubella: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Rubella is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Rubella, or a subtype of Rubella, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Rubella as a Disease

Rubella (medical condition): See Rubella (disease information).
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Rubella: Related Diseases

Rubella: Rubella is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Rubella: Article Excerpts

Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have become rare... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have become rare because of the use of ... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

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Rubella: Related Disease Topics

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More specific terms for Rubella:

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Broader terms for Rubella

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The term Rubella can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Rubella:

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Hierarchical classifications of Rubella

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

WordNet 2.1

  • measles,morbilli,rubeola
  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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