Photos of Measles and People with Measles

Measles Skin Rash

Young child with moderate illness: runny nose, teary eyes caused by measles infection.

Young child with moderate illness: runny nose, teary eyes caused by measles infection.
Source: "Measles Clinical Features" video

Young boy 5 to 6 days into illness with rash and cough

Young boy five to six days into illness with rash and cough.
Source: "Measles Clinical Features" video

Young, dark-skinned child with watery eyes, runny nose, and raised rash.

Young, dark-skinned child with watery eyes, runny nose, and raised rash.
Source: "Measles Clinical Features" video

Face of boy with measles, (third day rash)

Face of boy after three days with measles rash.
Source: CDC/PHIL

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection.

Skin of a patient after three days with measles rash.
Source: CDC/PHIL

This child shows a classic day-4 rash with measles.

Child with a classic measles rash after four days.
Source: CDC/PHIL

This late 1960s photograph shows a Nigerian mother and her child who was recovering from measles; note that the skin is sloughing on the child as he heals from his measles infection.

Skin sloughing off of a child healing from measles infection.
Source: CDC/PHIL

Face of child with measles.

Face of child with measles.
Source: CDC/PHIL

Eyes of a child with measles.

Eyes of a child with measles
Source: CDC/PHIL

Koplik Spots

Image of Koplik spots

This was a patient who presented with Koplik’s spots on palate due to pre-eruptive measles on day three of the illness.
Source: CDC/PHIL

This patient presented on the third pre-eruptive day with “Koplik spots” indicative of the beginning onset of measles.

This patient presented on the third pre-eruptive day with “Koplik spots” indicative of the beginning onset of measles.
Source: CDC/PHIL

Measles Virus Under a Microscope

This illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle that is studded with glycoprotein tubercles.

3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle that is studded with glycoprotein tubercles.
Source: CDC/PHIL

This thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the ultrastructural appearance of a single virus particle, or “virion”, of measles virus. The measles virus is a paramyxovirus, of the genus Morbillivirus.

The measles virus is a paramyxovirus, of the genus Morbillivirus. Thin-section transmission electron micrograph (TEM).
Source: CDC/PHIL

Histopathology of measles pneumonia, (Giant cell with intracytoplasmic inclusions.)

Histopathology of measles pneumonia, (Giant cell with intracytoplasmic inclusions.)
Source: CDC/PHIL