Rubella usually causes a rash that is mild, starts on the face, and spreads to the neck, the chest, and the rest of the body. It may first appear as a mild blush before it develops into a more pinpoint rash. Rubella is also called German measles or 3-day measles.
Current as of: August 21, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Christine Hahn, MD - Infectious Disease, Epidemiology
Medical Review:John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Infectious Disease, Epidemiology