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Inside the baby's mouth typical patchy white spots appear, Koplik spots, a classical sign of measles.
Initial symptoms include high fever, runny nose, bloodshot eyes, and tiny white spots on the inside of the mouth (Koplik spots).
The majority of cases displayed one or more of the following symptoms: Koplik spots in 36 patients (60%), catarrh in 51 patients (85%), and conjunctivitis in 50 patients (83.3%).
(1) It starts with prodromal fever, conjunctivitis, coryza (Runny nose), cough and small spots with white or bluish-white centers on an erythematous base on the buccal mucosa (Koplik spots).
Two or three days after symptom onset, tiny white Koplik spots may appear inside the mouth.
The presence of Koplik spots, lymphadenopathy and hepatomegaly were observed in 3(6%), 6(12%) and 2(4%) patients respectively.