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Fifth Disease (cont.)

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Media file 1: This male infant has the common lacy rash on his face caused by fifth disease. He otherwise appears well. Photo courtesy of NCEMI.org.
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REFERENCES:

Lamont, R.F., J.D. Sobel, E. Vaisbuch, J.P. Kusanovic, S. Mazaki-Tovi, S.K. Kim, N. Uldbjerg, and R. Romero. "Parvovirus B19 Infection in Human Pregnancy." British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 118 (2011): 175-186.

Servey, J.T., B.V. Reamy, and J. Hodge. "Clinical Presentations of Parvovirus B19 Infection." American Family Physician 75 (2007): 373-376.


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