Baby Sam's rash is mimicking measles
Sam, aged 12 months, was brought into the ED by his parents with a two-day history of rash, associated with a five-day history of fever, coryzal symptoms and decreased food intake.
There was no associated cough. Two days before the onset of the fever, Sam had received his 12-month MMR, haemophilus influenzae type b and meningococcal C vaccinations.1
He had last attended childcare two weeks before presentation. There was no significant history of travel or infectious contacts. His past medical history was unremarkable; he was