Hand, foot and mouth disease in an adult

Hand, foot and mouth disease in an adult Infection (2018) 46:437–438 https://doi.org/10.1007/s15010-018-1118-4 IMAGES IN INFEC TION 1 1 1 1 Emilio Pintor  · Benjamín Herreros  · Pedro Gargantilla  · Maria Jose Gutiérrez Received: 2 January 2018 / Accepted: 19 January 2018 / Published online: 25 January 2018 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 A 41-year-old healthy male presented with a 3-day history recover in 7–10 days without medical treatment. Complica- of high-grade fever (40 °C) followed by painful sores in his tions are uncommon [1, 6]. mouth, tongue and throat along with odynophagia. Two days Only 1% of infected adults develop clinical manifesta- after the fever appearance, he felt pain and burning sensation tions. In the last decade, there have been several reports in the distal part of his fingers and toes with appearance of about HFMD happening in adults with atypical clinical a macular rash in distal parts of both hands. He denied any manifestations. Vesiculobullous lesions are generally local- significant medical or surgical history, having taken medi - ized in the perioral and perinasal areas of the face, but also cations, and had no allergies. Family history revealed the on the scalp. Palmar purpuric maculae is a typical feature patient’s 2-year-old daughter recently had H.F.M.D. from in adult patients and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Infection Springer Journals

Hand, foot and mouth disease in an adult

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Infectious Diseases; General Practice / Family Medicine; Internal Medicine
ISSN
0300-8126
eISSN
1439-0973
D.O.I.
10.1007/s15010-018-1118-4
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Infection (2018) 46:437–438 https://doi.org/10.1007/s15010-018-1118-4 IMAGES IN INFEC TION 1 1 1 1 Emilio Pintor  · Benjamín Herreros  · Pedro Gargantilla  · Maria Jose Gutiérrez Received: 2 January 2018 / Accepted: 19 January 2018 / Published online: 25 January 2018 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 A 41-year-old healthy male presented with a 3-day history recover in 7–10 days without medical treatment. Complica- of high-grade fever (40 °C) followed by painful sores in his tions are uncommon [1, 6]. mouth, tongue and throat along with odynophagia. Two days Only 1% of infected adults develop clinical manifesta- after the fever appearance, he felt pain and burning sensation tions. In the last decade, there have been several reports in the distal part of his fingers and toes with appearance of about HFMD happening in adults with atypical clinical a macular rash in distal parts of both hands. He denied any manifestations. Vesiculobullous lesions are generally local- significant medical or surgical history, having taken medi - ized in the perioral and perinasal areas of the face, but also cations, and had no allergies. Family history revealed the on the scalp. Palmar purpuric maculae is a typical feature patient’s 2-year-old daughter recently had H.F.M.D. from in adult patients and

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InfectionSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 25, 2018

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