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exanthema subitum in Medicine

exanthema subitum

(sōōbĭ-təm)
n.
  1. A viral disease affecting infants and young children, characterized by a fever that lasts several days and a spotty rash that appears shortly after the fever has subsided.roseola infantum sixth disease
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