Definition of Roseola infantum
1. Noun. A viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days.
Medical Definition of Roseola infantum
1. The full name for Roseola. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Roseola infantum
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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"roseola infantum (exanthem subitum), a disease of infants, is not to be confused with rubella. The symptoms consist of high fever and often convulsions, ..."
2. Treatise on the Diseases of Infancy and Childhoodby Job Lewis Smith by Job Lewis Smith (1876)
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