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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.
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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
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(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.
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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
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n. roséola, condición de la piel caracterizada por manchas rosáceas de varios tamaños.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

roseola, roseola infantum

(form) n roseola, roséola (RAE), exantema súbito
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Note that the fever will persist even with development of the rash, unlike in roseola.
En general, se identificaron microorganismos bioindicadores de la calidad de agua, como algas verdes: Cladophora sericea, Brasiliensis scenedesmus, Scenedesmus acuminatus, Scenedesmus acuatus, Scenedesmus ellipsoideus, Scenedesmus ecornis, Cosmarium sp, Nitzschia palea, Nitzschia linearis, Synedra ulna, Navicula sp, Navicula cryptocephala, Nitzschia rostellata; protozoarios como: Acinetas, Suctoria, Euplotes patella, Coleps sp, Paramecium caudatum, Vorticella convalaria, Zoothamnium sp; gran poblacion de rotiferos como: Euchlanis dilatata, Philodina roseola, pero poca presencia de Anabaena sp.
HHV6 is most commonly associated with roseola in babies, and HHV7 causes some cases of roseola.
Roseola is a common viral infection that usually affects babies and toddlers, causing a fever and a spotty rash for a few days.
Exanthem subitum, or roseola, classically presents in children aged 6 months-3 years.
They are itchy for some people and can look similar to other childhood conditions, such as slapped cheek syndrome, roseola or rubellais.
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).
Viral infection causes many serious conditions (e.g., 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.
In addition, clinicians might be less likely to suspect Zika virus infection in younger children, because the signs and symptoms (rash and fever) are nonspecific and similar to those associated with other childhood rash illnesses (e.g., roseola or scarlet fever) or drug reactions.
For those of you who may not be up to date on your viral infections, HHV-6 comes in two genetic variants, HHV-6A and HHV-6B, with 6B being the causative agent of exanthema subitum (more commonly known as roseola).