Koplik spots in early measles

Steichen, Oliver; Dautheville, Sandrine
March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p583
Academic Journal
The article reports on the diagnosis given to a 30-year-old man found to have maculopapaular rash on his face and torso as well as Koplik spots on the buccal mucosa. The patient was diagnosed to be suffering from measles. It reveals that the Koplik spots are the common determinants for the onset of the disease and disappears when the rash develops. INSET: The onset of measles as described by Koplik in 1896.


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