 Rubella is an acute childhood disease, usually mild, of

short duration (3 days) characterized by fever,
lymphadenopathy...
 Deafness
 Cardiac malformations (Patent ductus arteriosus)

 Cataracts

Others include Glaucoma
 Retinopathy
 Micro...
Dr.T.V.Rao MD

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 Cerebral Palsy
 IUGR
 Hepatosplenomegaly
 Mental and motor retardation

These defects occur singly or in combination ...
 Children: Rubella vaccine along with

measles vaccine at the end of 9
months.
 Females: At 15 years, with the first
dos...
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Rubella 1234

  1. 1.  Rubella is an acute childhood disease, usually mild, of short duration (3 days) characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy and maculopapular rash.  Congenital anomalies may occur if mother suffers from infection during first three months of pregnancy known as ‘Congenital Rubella Syndrome’. Rubella infection inhibits cell division which causes malformations and low birth weight.
  2. 2.  Deafness  Cardiac malformations (Patent ductus arteriosus)  Cataracts Others include Glaucoma  Retinopathy  Microcephalus
  3. 3. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 4
  4. 4.  Cerebral Palsy  IUGR  Hepatosplenomegaly  Mental and motor retardation These defects occur singly or in combination are known as “Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS)”.
  5. 5.  Children: Rubella vaccine along with measles vaccine at the end of 9 months.  Females: At 15 years, with the first dose of TT.
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