Recent Examples on the WebNot a roseola, not a pink eye or a rotavirus, not a hand, foot or mouth disease.
Georgia Garvey, chicagotribune.com, 7 Dec. 2020 Those herpes strains, which cause a mild childhood disease called roseola, are found in 90 percent of children in the United States and usually go dormant in childhood, but can reactivate in times of illness or stress.
Jason Daley, Smithsonian, 23 June 2018 The treatment for both coxsackie virus and roseola are typically the same - keep your child hydrated, manage the fever with Tylenol or Motrin, and watchful rest.
Gabriela Moraru, M.d., miamiherald, 1 May 2018
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The term roseola was apparently introduced by the English physician and dermatological pioneer Robert Willan (1757-1812). The Oxford English Dictionary, third edition, refers it to his Description and treatment of cutaneous diseases. Order 3, Rashes (London, 1805), without citation of a page number. The word occurs earlier, however, in "List of Diseases from the 20th of July to the 20th of August: being the Result of the Public and Private Practice of a Physician at the West End of the Town" (signed with the initials "R.W."), The Medical and Physical Journal, No. 7, Vol. 2 (September, 1799), p. 112.