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Koplik's spotsTiny white spots, surrounded by a red base, occurring on the inside of the cheeks and the inner surface of the lower lip during the INCUBATION PERIOD of MEASLES. (Henry Koplik, 1858–1927, American paediatrician)
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Tiny spots occurring inside the mouth, especially on the inside of the cheek. These spots consist of minuscule white dots (like grains of salt or sand) set onto a reddened bump. Unique to measles.
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