Fifth disease

Parvovirus B19; Erythema infectiosum; Slapped cheek rash

Fifth disease is caused by a virus that leads to a rash on the cheeks, arms, and legs.

Fifth disease

Fifth disease is an acute viral disease characterized by mild symptoms and a blotchy rash beginning on the cheeks and spreading to the extremities.



Exams and Tests


Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional