My mother, born in the 1920's and now deceased, would not have been familiar with the word “rubeola,” but she had a lot of personal experience with the measles. In fact, in her world there were three types of “measles” and I remember she had 7 names for these three types.
1. Can you match up the traditional lay term with the correct medical name?
10-day measles a. Rubeola
3-day measles b. Roseola
German measles c. Pityriasis rosea
Hard measles d. Rubella
Red measles e. Erythema infectiosum
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