Measles

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  • 10d incubation period
  • 3d prodromal period
    • 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)