Measles - Paramyxovirus Kopliks spots
Erythematous macules and pappules along hairline
; subsequent desquamation
After a prodrome of fever (over 101 F), cough, coryza, and conjunctivitis
, this maculopapular rash starts on the neck
, behind the ears, and along the hairline. It spreads downward,and reaches the feet in 2-3 days. Immunization is very effective in preventing this infection.