Dukes disease


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ex·an·the·ma su·bi·tum

a disease of infants and young children caused by human herpesvirus-6, marked by sudden onset with fever lasting several days (sometimes with convulsions) and followed by a fine macular (sometimes maculopapular) rash that appears within a few hours to a day after the fever has subsided.
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ex·an·the·ma su·bi·tum

(eg-zan'thĕ-mă sū'bi-tŭm)
A disease due to human herpesvirus-6 in infants and young children, marked by sudden onset with fever lasting several days (sometimes with convulsions) and followed by a fine macular (sometimes maculopapular) rash that appears within a few hours to a day after the fever has subsided.
Synonym(s): Dukes disease, roseola infantilis, roseola infantum, sixth disease.
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Dukes disease

(dooks, duks)
[Clement Dukes, Brit. physician, 1814–1925]
Fourth disease.
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Dukes,

Clement, English physician, 1845-1925.
Dukes disease - Synonym(s): Filatov-Dukes disease
Filatov-Dukes disease - see under Filatov, Nil
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