An acute but mild viral infection characterized by a dusky red cutaneous eruption resembling that of measles, but attended by only mild respiratory problems or fever; -- called also German measles. The infective virus is called Rubella virus, or Rubivirus. If contracted by a woman during the first several months of pregnancy, rubella may cause serious abnormalities in the fetus.
a contagious viral illness that causes tiredness, swollen lymph nodes, and a red, spotty rash. Most children are vaccinated against rubella. If a woman contracts rubella during pregnancy, her baby can develop severe birth defects, including mental retardation, hearing problems, blindness, and heart defects.
An infectious disease that, if contracted by the mother during the first three months of pregnancy, has a high risk of causing mental retardation and physical deformity in the child.
a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester
An acute benign viral contagious disease of children and young adults characterised by fever, a pale pink rash, and posterior cervical lymphadenitis.
German measles A highly contagious viral disease marked by a red, eruptive rash.
Also known as German measles, an acute disease marked by skin rash and swollen lymph nodes, but generally without fever. It is caused by an RNA virus of the togavirus family.
(also known as German measles) a viral infection that can damage the nervous system of an unborn baby if a mother contracts the disease during pregnancy.
Acute exanthematous viral disease that may cause fetal malformation if contracted during the first trimester of pregnancy. German measles. X Y Z
A viral illness, also known as German measles.
also called German measles. Rubella virus causes rash, mild fever, and arthritis. If a woman gets rubella while she is pregnant, she could have a miscarriage or her baby could be born with serious birth defects.
an acute viral infection that causes a mild illness in children and slightly more severe illness in adults. The disease is spread person-to-person through airborne particles and takes two to three weeks to incubate.
German measles. When contracted by a woman in early pregnancy, rubella may result in defects of the brain, ears and eyes in the foetus. Inoculation of teenage girls is used to prevent rubella in future pregnancies.
Commonly known as "German measles." Maternal rubella during pregnancy may cause deafness and other disabilities in the unborn child.
a mild viral infection (also known as German measles) that produces a rash and fever; dangerous when it infects a woman during the early stages of pregnancy, when it can spread causing birth defects in the fetus
Acute infectious disease resembling both scarlet fever and measles, but differing from these in its short course, slight fever, and freedom from sequelae. German measles.
A contagious virus lasting approximately 2 or 3 days that is characterized by fever, a mild upper respiratory infection, lymph node enlargement and a fine red rash. Incubation time is about 12 to 23 days. During pregnancy fetal anomalies such as heart defects, cataracts, deafness and mental retardation may result if the mother contracts the disease during the first trimester. fetus that has been exposed to the virus in utero is immune for up to 30 months after birth. Vaccination is recommended for all children to minimize the chances of an epidemic and thus protect pregnant women. Vaccination is not provided for mothers who are already pregnant, and pregnancy is to be avoided for three months after receiving the vaccine. Also called German Measles.
A mild childhood disease that causes fever and rash. Although rubella is mild in childhood, it's dangerous to pregnant women because it can cause birth defects. Also called German measles.
German measles. A viral infection which in pregnant women can cause serious defects in the baby.
a contagious viral disease that can be harmful to an unborn baby.
a mild, contagious viral rash capable of producing birth defects in babies born to mothers infected during pregnancy. Also called German measles.
a viral disease that causes birth defects in babies of women who are infected early in pregnancy. Also called German measles. All children should receive rubella vaccine.
German measles. A viral disease which may cause severe fetal abnormalities if contracted in early pregnancy.
Commonly known as German measles. A viral disease generally lasting 3 to 5 days. Signs include a rash and swollen lymph nodes. If contracted while pregnant, particularly in the first trimester, it can cause serious birth defects.
Rubéola Acute exanthematous viral disease that may cause fetal malformation if contracted during the first trimester of pregnancy. German measles Enfermedad de la niñez de poca gravedad que, al ser contraída por la madre durante el embarazo, supone una grave amenaza para el feto
a mild, infectious, communicable virus disease, characterized by swollen glands, especially of the back of the head and neck, and small red spots on the skin; German measles.
Also called German measles, rubella is a highly contagious viral disease with a mild red rash that can cause serious birth defects in a fetus if a pregnant woman is afflicted. Women who haven't had it should make sure they're immunized before conception.
Commonly known as German Measles, Rubella is a mild disease that nevertheless can have serious consequences for a developing fetus if the mother becomes infected. Rubella is routinely vacccinated against in the UK, and the likelihood is that as an adult you will have been innoculated. However, if you're planning a pregnancy and you're not 100% sure of your immune status then you should ask your doctor to test for it.
a virus that causes German measles and severe intrauterine infections.
(German measles) A viral infection which is dangerous to the fetus of pregnant women as it may cause various birth defects.
A normally mild, highly contagious disease marked by a red, eruptive rash; known as German Measles
Also known as German measles, rubella is a viral infection that can damage the nervous system in the developing fetus.
Also known as German measles. It is usually a mild disease in children. However, infected children can spread the disease to pregnant women. Babies born to women with rubella can have severe birth defects. (pink book chapter on rubella) (view photo)
Also called German measles, an infection caused by the rubella virus which affects the skin and lymph nodes. It is generally mild in children, but when transmitted to an unborn child through its pregnant mother, it may cause serious birth defects or death.
German measles, a disease in pregnant women that causes eye turns, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal changes in the child.
A contagious viral disease, also called German measles, that causes upper respiratory symptoms, fever and a fine, red rash. Children should be immunized against rubella.
Infectious disease known as German measles. When pregnant women in the first trimester contract rubella, it affects the fetus in the areas of vision, hearing, and heart.
A mild, highly contagious childhood illness caused by a virus; it is also called German measles. It causes severe birth defects if a pregnant woman is not immune and gets the illness in the first three months of pregnancy.
Also known as German measles. When a woman contracts rubella during pregnancy, her developing infant may be damaged. One of the problems that may result is autism.
A disease produced by the rubella virus of the family Togaviridae, often confused with the measles virus from the family Paramyxoviridae. It is a mild childhood disease, but, if acquired in the womb, may severely damage the heart and brain of the developing fetus.
Also called German measles. If contracted by woman during pregnancy, it can result in birth defects.
Rubella (also known as epidemic roseola, German measles, liberty measles or three-day measles) is a disease caused by the Rubella virus. It is often mild and an attack can pass unnoticed. However, this can make the virus difficult to diagnose.