Measles Rash

Measles rash

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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

Current as ofJuly 26, 2016

Current as of: July 26, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology