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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exanthema subitum, roseola infantum, roseola infantilis, pseudorubellanoun

    a viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days


  1. exanthema subitum

    Exanthema subitum, also known as roseola infantum, is a common, mild viral infection seen widely amongst infants and young children. The disease is characterized by a sudden onset of high fever, followed by a distinctive rash that occurs as the fever subsides. It is most commonly caused by human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and less frequently by human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7).

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Exanthema Subitum

    An acute, short-lived, viral disease of infants and young children characterized by a high fever at onset that drops to normal after 3-4 days and the concomitant appearance of a macular or maculopapular rash that appears first on the trunk and then spreads to other areas. It is the sixth of the classical exanthematous diseases and is caused by HHV-6; (HERPESVIRUS 6, HUMAN). (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exanthema subitum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exanthema subitum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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