September 1977

Hepatic Dysfunction in Acute Measles Infection of Adults

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York.

Arch Intern Med. 1977;137(9):1178-1179. doi:10.1001/archinte.1977.03630210052017

Hepatitis has rarely been recognized as a complication of acute measles infection. Two adult patients are reported in whom abnormal liver function was a prominent clinical feature during acute measles infection. Hepatic function returned to normal in both patients as the measles infection resolved. Hepatitis may be a salient clinical manifestation of acute measles infection of adults.

(Arch Intern Med 137:1178-1179, 1977)