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Roseola Overview

Roseola is a mild viral illness of sudden onset and short duration that most frequently affects young children. Roseola is most common in children 6 to 24 months of age, with the average age of infection at around 9 months of age. Less frequently, older children, teens, and adults may be infected.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/28/2014
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