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Medical Term:

O'nyong-nyong fever

 

Definition: a denguelike disease caused by O'nyong-nyong virus, a member of the family Togaviridae, and transmitted by a mosquito, characterized by joint pains and notable lymphadenopathy followed by a maculopapular eruption of the face that extends to the trunk and extremities but fades in several days without desquamation.

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