September 1970

Ileocolitis Associated With Measles (Rubeola)

Author Affiliations

Gainesville, Fla
From the departments of obstetrics and gynecology (Dr. Monif), and pathology (Dr. Hood), University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla.

Am J Dis Child. 1970;120(3):245-247. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100080129014

A case of fatal measles is reported in a five-year-old boy with diarrhea. At necropsy, an ileocolitis whose histopathology suggested not only a viral etiology, but more specifically incriminated rubeola virus, was present.