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What complications come with measles?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Many different

Complications of measles infection may include: •bronchitisencephalitis (about 1 out of 1, 000 measles cases) •ear infection (otitis media) •pneumonia and of course death is also possible.

In brief: Many different

Complications of measles infection may include: •bronchitisencephalitis (about 1 out of 1, 000 measles cases) •ear infection (otitis media) •pneumonia and of course death is also possible.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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In brief: Death...

...Is the big one, of course; brain damage, deafness, seizures, and pneumonia are also common.

In brief: Death...

...Is the big one, of course; brain damage, deafness, seizures, and pneumonia are also common.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: Brain damage, death

Common complications of measles include ear infections, pneumonia, croup, and diarrhea.
However acute encephalitis which often results in permanent brain damage occurs in 1 of every 1000 cases and death occurs in 1 to 3 of every 1000 cases of measles.

In brief: Brain damage, death

Common complications of measles include ear infections, pneumonia, croup, and diarrhea.
However acute encephalitis which often results in permanent brain damage occurs in 1 of every 1000 cases and death occurs in 1 to 3 of every 1000 cases of measles.
Dr. Arthur Torre
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