Rubella

Payton Wettengel

Description

Rubella - also known as German Measles - is a rare skin condition in the United States caused by the rubivirus. Though this infection can occur in everyone, it is most common with people in their early 20's. It primarily affects the lymph nodes and skin with a rash lasting about three days.


Works Cited

Baronerocks. Rubella Mnemonic. Youtube. Baronerocks, n.d. Web. 1 Nov. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMIFrBhieCA>.

"Congenital Rubella." Children's Hospital. Harvard Medical School, n.d. Web. 1 Nov. 2013. <http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/congenital-rubella>.

"Rubella and Your Baby." March of Dimes. March of Dimes Foundation, n.d. Web. 1 Nov. 2013. <http://www.marchofdimes.com/baby/rubella-and-your-baby.aspx>.

"Rubella (German Measles)." Kids Health. Nemours, n.d. Web. 1 Nov. 2013. <http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/german_measles.html#>.