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Rash

- Rubella
- Measles

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Meningitis

- H influenzae (type b)
- Poliovirus

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Epiglottitis

H influenzae (type b)

*also capable of causing epiglottitis in fully immunized children

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Pharyngitis

Corynebacterium diphtheriae

*elaborates toxin that causes necrosis in pharynx, cardiac and CNS tissue)

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Beginning at head and moving down with postauricular lymphadenopathy

Rash caused by Rubella

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Beginning at head and moving down; rash preceded by cough, coryza, conjunctivitis and blue-white (Koplik spots) on buccal mucosa

Rash caused by Rubeola

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Microbe colonies nasopharynx

Meningitis caused by H influenzae (type b)

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Can also lead to myalgia and paralysis

Meningitis cause by Poliovirus

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Fever with dysphagia, drooling and difficulty breathing due to edematous "cherry red" epiglottis; "thumbprint" sign on x-ray

Epiglottitis caused by H influenzae (type b)

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Grayish oropharyneal exudate ("pseudomembranes" may obstruct airway); painful throat

Pharyngitis caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae