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What long-term complication is associated with this condition?

Last Updated on February 27, 2019 by

A five-year-old male with a four-day history of fever presents with a new erythematous rash. His mother says he has been coughing and sneezing for the past few days. Examination reveals conjunctivitis, grayish elevations on the buccal mucosa opposite his molar teeth, and a maculopapular rash on his trunk and extremities. Which of the following is a long-term complication of this patient’s condition?

A. Mitral valve disease
B. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
C. Cataracts
D. Infertility

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