fifth disease definition

  • noun:
    • A mild viral condition happening primarily during the early youth, described as temperature, a rosy-red rash in the cheeks that often spreads towards trunk and limbs, and in most cases joint disease and malaise. Also known as erythema infectiosum.
    • The manifestation as rashes of a specific viral infection.
    • A mild viral infection happening primarily at the beginning of youth, characterized by temperature, a rosy-red rash regarding cheeks very often spreads on trunk and limbs, and often joint disease and malaise. Also referred to as erythema infectiosum.
    • The manifestation as rashes of a certain viral illness.
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