Measles: Not just a childhood rash

  title={Measles: Not just a childhood rash},
  author={Camille Sabella},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine},
  pages={207 - 213}
  • C. Sabella
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
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. Outbreaks continue to be reported in communities with a high number of unvaccinated people. Most cases are linked to international travel. 

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