Dermatological Conference, Massachusetts General Hospital, April 23, 1908

John T. Bowen, H. P. TOWLE
1908 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Rittor, for he describes this as ordinarily developing during the second and third weeks, a condition considered by Kaposi as an increased physiological desquamation. Rotch2 points out that in measles the furfuraceous character of the desquamation is noticeable on the sides of the nose, which was a prominent feature in this case. Then there is also the striking fact that although the mother nursed the child, and they remained in the measles ward, the child did not contract the disease, which it
more » ... e disease, which it probably would have done had it not been for the recent attack. Keating3 states that the transmission of measles from mother to fetus is a very rare occurrence, but not unknown.
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