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Cleve Clin J Med. 2010 Mar;77(3):207-13. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.77a.09123.

Measles: not just a childhood rash.

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  • 1Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

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  • Cleve Clin J Med. 2012 Jan;79(1):78.


In recent years, the number of US measles cases has increased, and outbreaks in adults continue to be reported in communities with a high number of unvaccinated people. These trends underscore the need for high overall measles vaccination coverage, and for physicians to entertain the diagnosis of measles in adult patients with a febrile illness and rash.

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