Definition of Epidemic roseola
1. Noun. A contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester.
Generic synonyms: Measles, Morbilli, Rubeola
Medical Definition of Epidemic roseola
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Literary usage of Epidemic roseola
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1. A treatise on the theory and practice of medicine by John Syer Bristowe (1880)
"... and when typhoid symptom* are present, stimulants are imperative. In most cases of measles they are quite unnecessary. VI. epidemic roseola ..."
2. Elements of practical medicine by Alfred Henry Carter (1888)
"epidemic roseola. [ epidemic roseola, or German measles, is an infectious eruptive fever, of more common occurrence among children than adults. ..."
3. The Theory and practice of medicine by Frederick Thomas Roberts (1884)
"... NOTHA—epidemic roseola—GERMAN MEASLES. It is necessary to consider briefly an affection to which the above and other names have been applied, ..."
4. Medical Diagnosis: Special Diagnosis of Internal Medicine by Wilhelm Olivier von Leube, Julius Lincoln Salinger (1904)
"... RUBELLA, GERMAN MEASLES, FRENCH MEASLES, epidemic roseola Even up to the most recent time the character of ..."