Koplik spots are a typical signal and of measles. It is whitish lesions of a few millimeters in diameter and often surrounded by a red halo appearing in the mouth 2 or 3 days from the beginning of the first symptoms of the disease.

 Generally found inside of the cheeks, in some cases can also be presented by the vaginal mucosa or conjunctiva.


What kind of diseases can be associated with Koplik's spots?

Koplik spots are a unique manifestation of measles.


What is the therapy for Koplik spots?

The presence of Koplik spots lasts between 24 and 48 hours, after which exanthem typical of measles occurs.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of Koplik spots?

If Koplik spots you need to contact your doctor, who can confirm the diagnosis of measles and indicate how to deal with it.