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Disease Measles

Name Measles
Synonym Rubeola
Definition 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.
Categories Viral disease
MeSH® ID D008457
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DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mononegavirales Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Paramyxoviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Morbillivirus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Measles Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Measles Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes