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How did slapped cheek disease originate ?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Viral Illness

This is caused by a virus which spreads primarily thru respiratory droplets.
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In brief: Viral Illness

This is caused by a virus which spreads primarily thru respiratory droplets.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Fifth Disease

Fifth disease seems like an especially odd name, but it makes sense when you consider the history of pediatrics and that erythema infectiosum was also given the name fifth disease because it was the fifth childhood infection that was known to produce a fever and rash.

In brief: Fifth Disease

Fifth disease seems like an especially odd name, but it makes sense when you consider the history of pediatrics and that erythema infectiosum was also given the name fifth disease because it was the fifth childhood infection that was known to produce a fever and rash.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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