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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Beijing, Ramadan 1, 1435, Jun 29, 2014, SPA -- Beijing saw an outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease with more than 2,600 cases reported per week from May 26 to June 22, said the capital's disease prevention center on Sunday.
Hand-foot-mouth disease is a viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than five years old.
Abrasions, Allergies, Bites & Stings, Body Aches, Bronchitis, Bruises, Burns, Colic, Cough, Croup, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Ear Ache, Fever, Flu, Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease, Headaches, Hives, Itchy Eyes, Lice, Medication Refills, Minor Head Injuries, Nasal Congestion, Nausea, Pink Eye, Rashes, Reflux, Respiratory Infections, Seasonal Allergies, Sinus Infections, Skin Infections, Sore Throat, Sprains & Strains, Travel Medications, Urinary Tract Infections (Only for Older Kids), Vomiting
Patients generally present with hand-foot-mouth disease or herpangina which are benign and self-limiting.
Key words: Child, hand-foot-mouth disease, enteroviral infections
Count in Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD) increased fourfold worldwide from 2005 to 2012 (Figure).
National Institute of Health is in charge of research in infectious diseases and chronic illnesses that require national control and has been concentrating on vaccines for smallpox, anthrax, avian influenza and hand-foot-mouth disease.
Infectious Disease Weekly Report, Hand-foot-mouth disease cases reported per sentinel weekly [cited 2011 Nov 7].
The intestinal virus called enterovirus 71 or EV71, one trigger of hand-foot-mouth disease, began spreading in Fuyang in Anhui province from early March, the Xinhua news agency reported yesterday, citing the city health office.
The top three Class C diseases were hand-foot-mouth disease, infectious diarrhea and mumps, which accounted for 96 percent of cases in this category.
Hanoi, Rajab 5, 1432, Jun 7, 2011, SPA -- More than 2,100 children in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City have contracted hand-foot-mouth disease in the past three months, 70 percent of patients are under three-year-old, and 11 children died, according to the City's Department of Health on Tuesday.
Summary: Hong Kong, May 17, 2010, SPA -- A total of 21 children at a Tseung Kwan kindergarten and childcare center in Hong Kong&'s New Territories fell ill in an outbreak of the hand-foot-mouth disease, the city&'s Center for Health Protection said Monday.