The Clinical Significance of Measles: A Review

  • Perry R
  • Halsey N
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Abstract

Forty years after effective vaccines were licensed, measles continues to cause death and severe disease in children worldwide. Complications from measles can occur in almost every organ system. Pneumonia, croup, and encephalitis are common causes of death; encephalitis is the most common cause of long-term sequelae. Measles remains a common cause of blindness in developing countries. Complication rates are higher in those 20 years old, although croup and otitis media are more common in those

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  • Robert T. Perry

  • Neal A. Halsey

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