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 (rō-zē′ə-lə, rō′zē-ō′lə)
A rose-colored skin rash, sometimes occurring with diseases such as measles, syphilis, or scarlet fever.

[New Latin, from diminutive of Latin roseus, rosy, from rosa, rose.]

ro·se′o·lar adj.


1. (Pathology) a feverish condition of young children that lasts for some five days during the last two of which the patient has a rose-coloured rash. It is caused by the human herpes virus
2. (Pathology) any red skin eruption or rash
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of Latin roseus rosy]
roˈseolar adj


(roʊˈzi ə lə, ˌroʊ ziˈoʊ lə)

1. a rose-colored rash occurring in various febrile diseases.
[1810–20; < New Latin, = Latin rose(us) rose-colored + -ola -ole1]
ro•se′o•lar, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roseola - any red eruption of the skinroseola - any red eruption of the skin  
eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
heat rash, miliaria, prickly heat - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs


n. roséola, condición de la piel caracterizada por manchas rosáceas de varios tamaños.

roseola, roseola infantum

(form) n roseola, roséola (RAE), exantema súbito
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According to the NHS, the rash: | is slightly itchy for some people | can look similar to other childhood conditions, such as slapped cheek syndrome, roseola or rubella | is unlikely to be caused by measles if the person has been fully vaccinated (had two doses of the MMR vaccine) or had measles before | WHAT IS THE MMR VACCINE?
Roseola infantum, also known as exanthema subitum and sixth disease, is a common mild acute febrile illness of childhood caused by infection with human herpesvirus (HHV) 6 (the primary agent causing roseola) or 7 (a secondary causal agent for roseola).
rubella, rubeola, roseola, chicken pox, herpes zoster, smallpox non-Hodgkin lymphoma [Epstein-Barr virus, African Burkitt lymphoma], human immunodeficiency virus [HIV], cytomegalovirus [CMV], hepatitis) (Huether & McCance, 2012).
Roseola Symptoms to look out for: In the first few days, you might see a sudden high temperature, cold-like symptoms, mild diarrhoea, swollen eyelids and glands, and loss of appetite.
Children develop high temperatures in many common illnesses, including ear infections, urinary tract infections, roseola (a common childhood virus), and flu.
Roseola spreads from person to person through respiratory secretions.
x x Philodina roseola Ehrenberg, 1832 * Class Monogononta Cephalodella catellina (Muller, 1786) x Cephalodella elegans Myers, 1924 x Cephalodella forficula (Ehrenberg, 1838) x x Cephalodella gibba (Ehrenberg, 1830) x x Cephalodella gracilis (Ehrenberg, 1830) x Cephalodella intuta Myers, 1924 x x Cephalodella labiosa Wulfert, 1940 * x Cephalodella limosa Wulfert, 1937 x Cephalodella megalocephala (Glascott, x x 1893) Cephalodella tenuiseta (Burn, 1890) x x Cephalodella spp.
28 Philodina roseola B Bt, Pf (Ehrenberg, 1832) 29 Rotaria rotatoria B Bt (Pallas, 1766) Class Monogononta 30 Cephalodella B Bt, Pf auriculata (Muller, 1773) 31 Colurella uncinata B Bt, Pf (Muller, 1773) 32 Lepadella ovalis B Bt, Pf (Muller, 1786) 33 Monostyla (Lecane) B Bt, Pf arcuata (Bryce, 1891) 34 Notommata cyrtopus B Bt, Pf (Gosse, 1886) 35 Pleurotrocha Pz Bt, Pf petromyzon (Ehrenberg, 1830) 36 Proales daphnicola B Bt, Pf (Thompson, 1892) Phylum-group Coelomata; Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta 37 Aeolosoma hemprichi B-D Bt (Ehrenberg, 1828) Note: B-bacteriophage, B-D-bacteriodetritiphage, M-mixotrophe, P-polyphage, Pr-predator, Pz-parazite; Bt-bentos, Pl-plankton, Pf-periphyton.
Abel Romo, logran establecer en areas de hospitalizacion en sala especial, un espacio, para el diagnostico y tratamiento de enfermedades de los ninos, cuyas patologias mas frecuentes eran las enfermedades infecciosas (sarampion, rubeola, roseola, escarlatina, viruela, varicela, tuberculosis, enfermedades diarreicas ocasionadas por la salmonelosis y amibiasis), asi como cuadros extremos de desnutricion tanto marasmaticas como edematosas por deficiencia en la ingesta de proteinas.
Como fundamento de la teoria de diseno, se expone la creacion de un modulo a partir del analisis de un microorganismo, en este caso, del philodina roseola, donde sus colores naturales y la manera en que se alimenta del medio a traves de la exocitosis, permiten establecer una analogia representada en los cuatro modulos hechos en carton paja con acabados en vinilicos que conforman una pared cuadrada de 200 mm de lado.
11 The differential diagnoses are numerous including dengue fever, drug eruptions, enteroviral infections, fifth disease, rubella, Kawasaki disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, roseola and toxic shock syndrome.