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Viral Exanthems (Rashes)

Many viral infections of the skin in childhood are called "viral exanthems." Exanthem is another name for a rash or skin eruption.

Viral exanthems (rashes) require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Rubella (German Measles)

Rubeola (Measles)

Roseola

Fifth Disease

Chickenpox


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