hand, foot & mouth syndrome

hand, foot & mouth syndrome

Neonatology An infection spread oral-fecally to infants due to Coxsackievirus A16, as well as by A5, A9, A10, B2, B7 and enterovirus, resulting in vesicular stomatitis and exanthema, with summer-fall cycles Clinical After a 4-6 day prodrome of malaise, low-grade fever, anorexia, respiratory Sx, 0.5 cm intraoral maculopapular then vesicular ulcers–sore throat and refusal to eat, vesicular lesions of hands, buttocks and feet, resolving in a wk Management Symptomatic
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