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Measles Rash

Measles rash

Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov

Measles is an infectious disease that causes a red, non-itchy rash over most of the body and severe flu-like symptoms with a high fever. Measles is rare in the United States and Canada because of widespread immunization programs.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical Reviewer Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
Last Revised March 8, 2013

Last Revised: March 8, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

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