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ALLMedicine™ Erythema Infectiosum Center

Research & Reviews  29 results

Parvovirus B19 in Pregnancy: A Case Review.
Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health; Hunter LA, Ayala NK

Jun 9th, 2021 - Parvovirus B19 has been identified as the cause of erythema infectiosum, a common childhood illness. Also known as fifth disease, this virus is highly contagious among school-age children, especially during the winter months when outbreaks within ...

The N-terminal 5-68 amino acids domain of the minor capsid protein VP1 of human parvovi...
Journal of Virology; Zou W, Ning K et. al.

May 7th, 2021 - Parvovirus B19 (B19V) infection causes diseases in humans ranging from the mild erythema infectiosum to severe hematological disorders. The unique region of the minor structural protein VP1 (VP1u) of 227 amino acids harbors strong neutralizing epi...

Identification and management of congenital parvovirus B19 infection.
Prenatal Diagnosis; Attwood LO, Holmes NE et. al.

Aug 30th, 2020 - Parvovirus B19 (B19V) infection is well known for its mild, self-limiting clinical presentations in children, such as erythema infectiosum. Approximately 40% of women of childbearing age are susceptible to B19V infection. While maternal B19V infec...

The rash with mucosal ulceration.
Clinics in Dermatology; Castro MCR, Ramos-E-Silva M

Mar 22nd, 2020 - A rash is a disseminated eruption of cutaneous lesions with great variation in appearance, cause, and severity. When the physician is facing a rash, the history and physical examination of the patient are extremely important for the identification...

Erythema Annulare Centrifugum 

Mar 6th, 2020 - Background Erythema annulare centrifugum (EAC) is classified as one of the figurate or gyrate erythemas. First described by Darier in 1916, it is characterized by a scaling or nonscaling, nonpruritic, annular or arcuate, erythematous eruption. It ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Parvovirus B19 infection in pregnancy.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Crane J, Mundle W et. al.

Feb 11th, 2015 - This guideline reviews the evidence relating to the effects of parvovirus B19 on the pregnant woman and fetus, and discusses the management of women who are exposed to, who are at risk of developing, or who develop parvovirus B19 infection in preg...

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News  4 results

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About These Common Rashes?

Nov 8th, 2018 - The diagnosis of erythema infectiosum usually is based on clinical presentation alone, and a workup for patients with the classic presentation is not necessary. For patients with other signs or symptoms associated with human PV-B19 or for exposure...

Make the Diagnosis - May 2018
Donna Bilu Martin, MD

Apr 11th, 2018 - Erythema infectiosum, also known as fifth disease, is a viral exanthem linked to parvovirus B19. Generally, school-aged children are most often affected.

Child with malar rash

May 5th, 2016 - The patient’s “slapped-cheek” appearance led to the diagnosis: fifth disease (erythema infectiosum). The name of the diagnosis derives from the fact that it represents the fifth of 6 common childhood viral exanthems.

Pediatric Parvovirus B19: Spectrum of Clinical Manifestations
Monica N. Valentin, MD, Philip J. Cohen, MD

Oct 4th, 2013 - Parvovirus B19 (PVB19) infection has a varied spectrum of clinical manifestations, ranging from subclinical infection to skin and joint symptoms to hematologic effects with potential fatality. The most common manifestation of PVB19 infection in ch.

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