Summary of Measles virus
Flashcards on Measles virus
The measles virus causes which are fused lymphocytes in a background of paracortical hyperplasia.
Questions on Measles virus
A 7-year-old boy comes to the office because of a rash. His mother says the rash began on the top of his head and has spread to the chest. She also says the patient has been staying home from school for the past week because of a cough, runny nose, and high fever. Medical history shows no known drug allergies, and an unknown immunization status. His temperature is 39.5ºC (103.2ºF), pulse is 72/min, respirations are 18/min, and blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg. Physical examination shows a maculopapular rash on the head and trunk of the patient. Which of the following is a potential secondary complication of the most likely diagnosis?