measles

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rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years Bosin's disease , Dawson's encephalitis , inclusion body encephalitis , sclerosing leukoencephalitis , SSPE , subacute inclusion body encephalitis , subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis , subacute sclerosing panencephalitis , Van Bogaert encephalitis
contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester epidemic roseola , German measles , rubella , three-day measles
small red spots with white centers found on the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue; symptom of measles that appears one or two days before the measles rash appears Koplik's spots
group of viruses including those causing mumps and measles paramyxovirus
measles' skin rash roseola
measles, German rubella
contagious disease, also called the German measles rubella
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