Fifth Disease (cont.)
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Synonyms and Keywords
Fifth disease, erythema infectiosum, EI, parvovirus B19, red face, slapped face, red rash, slapped cheek syndrome
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Erythema infectiosum is usually a benign childhood condition characterized by a classic slapped-cheek and lacy exanthem.