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==Background==
 
*10d incubation period
 
*10d incubation period
 
*3d prodromal period
 
*3d prodromal period
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==Diagnosis==
 
**URI symptoms: high fever, cough, conjunctivitis, coryza
 
**URI symptoms: high fever, cough, conjunctivitis, coryza
 
*Rash
 
*Rash

Revision as of 20:55, 11 June 2012

Background

  • 10d incubation period
  • 3d prodromal period

Diagnosis

    • URI symptoms: high fever, cough, conjunctivitis, coryza
  • Rash
    • Begins 4 days after onset of symptoms
    • Spreads from central to peripheral
    • Initially is erythematous and maculopapular; rapidly progresses to confluence (face)
    • Lasts 7d
    • Koplik spots
      • Pathognomonic enanthem
      • White to bluish-white lesions w/ red base on buccal mucosa

See Also

Rashes (Peds)