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Rubella usually causes a rash that is mild, starts on the face, and spreads to the neck, the chest, and the rest of the body. It may first appear as a mild blush before it develops into a more pinpoint rash. Rubella is also called German measles or 3-day measles.
Current as of:
September 23, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: John Pope MD - PediatricsKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineChristine Hahn MD - Epidemiology
Current as of: September 23, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:John Pope MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn MD - Epidemiology
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