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Morbilli

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.55
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card depicts a front view of a child's head and uper torso with Morbilli. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Morbilli is a contagious disease common among children of which one attack generally confers immunity. Its incubation time is ten days to the onset of the fever and prodromata, thirteen to fifteen days to the appearance of the rash. The onset is with fever, about 103 degrees or 104 degrees F., cough, severe coryza and conjunctivitis. There may be the symptoms so commonly associated with oncoming fever, nausea, vomiting and headache. The pharynx is hyperemic on the first day and Koplik’s spots soon appear on the buccal and labial mucous membranes. Usually on the fourth day, when the fever and general symptoms have reached their height, the rash begins on the face, usually on the cheeks and forehead, and spreads within the next twenty-four hours, downward over the neck and trunk and lastly upon the extremities, which no preference for the flexor or extensor surfaces. Morbilli may also be know as Rubeola, or Measles. more...
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