Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease - A Short Case Report

  • Vikas Ratnaparkhe MD Internal Medicine & Associate Professor, Department of General Medicine BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College and Hospital, Dervan, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India.
  • Kavita Upadhyay DNB Medicine, Physician and Consultant, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.
  • Jaywant V Deshpande Senior Resident, Department of Paediatrics, BKL Walawalakar RMC and Hospital, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India.
Keywords: Hand, Foot and Mouth disease, Viral Lesions, Blisters


Hand, foot and mouth disease, which was once considered a disease of cattle, has been emerging as a common human childhood disease in the last few years but is rare in adults. It is a viral disease characterised by
a brief febrile illness and typical vesicular rashes. In rare cases, patients may also develop neurological complications. This report describes a case of hand, foot and mouth disease, presented with typical clinical
features in the central Indian region.

How to cite this article:
Ratnaparkhe V, Upadhyay K, Deshpande JV. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease - A Short Case Report. Ind J Youth Adol Health. 2022;9(1):18-19.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24321/2349.2880.202203


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