hemorrhagic measles

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Related to haemorrhagic measles: hemorrhagic rash, hemorrhagic smallpox

hem·or·rhag·ic mea·sles

a severe form in which the eruption is dark in color due to effusion of blood into affected areas of the skin.
Synonym(s): black measles (1)

hemorrhagic measles

n. (used with a sing. verb)

hemorrhagic measles

Etymology: Gk, haima, blood, rhegnynei, to gush; ME, masalas
a severe form of measles characterized by bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes. See also black measles.

hem·or·rhag·ic mea·sles

(hem'ŏr-aj'ik mē'zĕlz)
A severe form in which the eruption is dark because of the effusion of blood into affected areas of the skin.
Synonym(s): haemorrhagic measles, haemorrhagic measles.
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