Rubella (German measles)

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DDx

  • Other viral exanthem, eg, measles, erythema infectiosum ("slapped-cheek" disease), exanthem subitum (roseola), primary HIV infection
  • Infectious mononucleosis
  • Polyarthritis due to other causes, eg, reactive arthritis, parvovirus B19, post-rubella vaccination
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • Drug eruption
  • Congenital herpes simplex virus, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, or cytomegalovirus

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Last updated: December 1, 2014