A Case of Atypical Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Enterovirus Exanthema) from Clinical Practice

A clinical case of atypical hand-foot-and-mouth disease in a previously healthy girl was presented. The disease had atypical course with vesiculobullous lesions located mainly on the buttocks, dorsal surfaces of the feet, shins, knees, and less pronounced on the elbows and dorsal surfaces of the hands; purpuric lesions on the feet, palms and soles; minimal oral lesions; and streptococcal co- infection. Timely hospitalization and appropriate treatment of the patient led to her fast and complete recovery and showed effectiveness of therapy prescribed. Key words: ENTEROVIRUS INFECTIONS; HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE; CHILD
Category: Case report
Volume: Vol. 64, No 1, january - march 2020
Authors: Ivanna Horishna, Halyna Pavlyshyn
Reference work: Paediatr Croat. 2020;64:40-4
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13112/PC.2020.7

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