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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Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/26/2015
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Erythema infectiosum is usually a benign childhood condition characterized by a classic slapped-cheek and lacy exanthem.