papular-purpuric "gloves and socks" syndrome

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papular-purpuric “gloves and socks” syndrome

(pap′yŭ-lăr-pŭr″pūr′ik),

PPGSS

The sudden development of well-defined, itchy, or painful red and swollen papules on the hands, feet, wrists, and ankles, usually appearing in the spring or summer and typically associated with a viral infection, e.g., coxsackievirus, cytomegalovirus, or human parvovirus B19.