What are the complications of measles during pregnancy?

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Selina SP Chen, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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The complications of measles in the pregnant mother include pneumonitis, hepatitis, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, premature labor, spontaneous abortion, and preterm birth of the fetus. Perinatal transmission rates are low.

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