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Rubella, also called German
measles or 3-day measles, 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 with
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerW. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Current as ofAugust 21, 2015
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
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