Patients with measles will have the rash but there are other syndromes and infections that will display the same symptom such as patients with Kawasaki disease, meningococcal petechiae or Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, Dengue, congenital syphilis, rubella, Echovirus 9, drug hypersensitivity reactions (in particular with certain classes of antiretroviral drugs, such as abacavir and nevirapine, and also the antiepileptic drug phenytoin), or other conditions may also have a morbilliform rash.
- Primary Care Dermatology Module. Nomenclature of Skin Lesions The University of Wisconsin. Department of Pediatrics. Retrieved on Nov 30, 2009
- thefreedictionary.com > morbilliform rash Retrieved on Nov 30, 2009
- American Family Physician Sept 1st 2012 Vol 86 No 5 pp381-482 Syphilis: A re-emerging infection.
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