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    Rubella (German Measles) Rash

    Rubella (German Measles) Rash

    Rubella (German measles) rash

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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 distinctive spots.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

    Current as ofNovember 20, 2015

    Current as of: November 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

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