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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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This contagious disease is called coital exanthema or vesicular exanthema, and is more or less prevalent on the Continent.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture