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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease and Care: A Short Case Report

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Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a enteroviral infection occurring in early childhood. It is clinically characterized by erosive stomatitis that occurs with a vesicular and maculopapular rash which is frequently observed in the hands and feet (1). Generally a mild-self recoverable disease some of the recent outbreaks have reported fatal cardiopulmonary and serious neurological complications when Enterovirus 71 is the causative agent (2-3). We report a case of a eleven-year old child presented with typical features of HFMD. 

21 Jan, 2016
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e-Published: 01 Mar, 2016


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