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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 ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
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