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Picture of Rubella (2 of 2)
Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric DermatologyKay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander StratigosCopyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.
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Rubella is a viral illness that may cause (among other symptoms) flat, red spots under the skin due to bleeding. The spots may also occur on the hard palate, or roof, of the mouth. These spots are also known as Forchheimer's sign.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Pediatric Exanthems." The University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.

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