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Table 1 Clinical profile of 33 measles patients admitted to the UMU THA, 2013–14

From: The 2013 measles outbreak in Sri Lanka: experience from a rural district and implications for measles elimination goals

Clinical features N(%)
Fever on admission 33(100)
Rash on admission 27(81.8)
Rash developed after admission 6(18.2)
Generalized rash 31(93.9)
First appearance of rash  
 Face 17(51.5)
 Trunk 14(42.4)
 Extremities (arms and legs) 2(6.1)
Cough 33(100)
Conjunctivitis 31(93.9)
Coryza 29(87.9)
Diarrhoea 26(78.8)
Posterior cervical lymphadenopathy 23(69.7)
Features of pneumonia 30(90.9)
Hepatomegaly 14(42.4)
Koplik’s spots 8(24.2)