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April 1978

First Through Sixth Diseases-Reply

Author Affiliations

Southern California Permanente Medical Group 1050 W Pacific Coast Hwy Harbor City, CA 90710

Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(4):433. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120290105030

Sir.—The letter from Dr Shaw in the Journal (131:816, 1977) tickled my memory concerning some correspondence on the first through fifth diseases in the 1960s.1,2 Not to be outdone, one enterprising writer even discussed the "sixth disease."3