John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

A mild phenotype of hand, foot and mouth disease caused by Coxsackievirus A6 Volume 27, numéro 5, September-October 2017

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Auteurs
1 Department of Dermatology,
Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine,
Maebashi,
Japan
2 Department of Health Science,
Gunma Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences,
Maebashi,
Japan
3 Department of Oncology Clinical Development,
Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine,
Maebashi,
Japan
4 Ohkawa Dermatology Clinic,
Maebashi,
Japan

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is an infectious, highly contagious disease caused by several enteroviruses, most commonly affecting children. HFMD caused by Coxsackievirus A6 (CVA6) has a more severe clinical course, including a disseminated vesiculobullous eruption [1-4]. Here, we present a case of mild HFMD caused by CVA6 in two adults.Case 1 was a 48-year-old Japanese woman who presented with eruptions on the palms and soles. Three days earlier, she had experienced high fever (39.0 ̊C), [...]