hand, foot and mouth disease


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hand, foot and mouth disease; orf highly contagious viral skin condition, characterized by erythematous, vesicular eruptions of fingers, toes, palms and soles, with associated fever, and painful ulcers of tongue and mucous membranes
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Hand, foot and mouth disease is highly contagious and can spread fairly rapidly, with the infection carried via mucous from coughs and sneezes, saliva and other bodily fluids.
The daughter was diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease two weeks before the father presented with symptoms.
Scope of Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 covers: Data on the number of clinical trials conducted in North America, South and Central America, Europe, Middle-East and Africa and Asia-pacific and top five national contributions in each; Clinical trial (complete and in progress) data by phase, trial status, subjects recruited and sponsor type; Listings of discontinued trials (suspended, withdrawn and terminated).
Hand, foot and mouth disease is only found in humans and there are often outbreaks of it in the UK, particularly among children.
Human hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus and is spread by coughing and sneezing.
Doctors at Kirkcaldy's Victoria Hospital finally diagnosed hand, foot and mouth disease.
Public health spokesman Huda Mohamed, from Warwickshire Health Authority, said: "Foot and mouth disease should not be confused with the human condition called hand, foot and mouth disease.
Hand, foot and mouth disease is a contagious childhood disease that can in serious cases lead to brain and heart complications.
Virus isolation/detection from hand, foot and mouth disease cases, 2007-2011.
Two human enterovirus 71 (HEV71) isolates were identified from hand, foot and mouth disease patients with genome sequences that had high similarity to HEV71 ([greater than or equal to] 93%) at 5'UTR, P1, and P2 and coxsackievirus A16 (CV-A16, [greater than or equal to] 85%) at P3 and 3'UTR.
Deaths of children during an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease in Sarawak, Malaysia: clinical and pathological characteristics of the disease.