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Fifth disease is sometimes called "slapped-cheek disease" because of the rash that some people get on the face.
If a rash appears, usually it has two or three distinct stages:
Last Revised: March 15, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
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