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Measles MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Measles
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.782.580.600.500.500
Unique ID
D008457
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008457
Annotation
caused by a morbillivirus; do not confuse entry term RUBEOLA with RUBELLA (German measles); French for measles = rougeole (not rubéole which = RUBELLA), Ital for measles = rosolia (not rubeola which = RUBELLA); Span for measles = sarampi (not rubeola which = RUBELLA)
Scope Note
A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.
Entry Term(s)
Rubeola
NLM Classification #
WC 580
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Measles Preferred
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