Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

: 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40--41

Recurring hand foot mouth disease in a child

Edwin Dias1, Meena Dias2 
1 Department of Pediatrics, K.V.G Medical College, Sullia, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Edwin Dias
Casa Leila, S. L. Mathias road, Highlands, Mangalore-575 002, Karnataka

Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a viral infection of children caused by Coxsackie virus A-16, a type of enterovirus. Individual cases and outbreaks of HFMD occur worldwide. There are reports of HFMD epidemics from India. Recurrence of HFMD is very rare. We report here, a sporadic case of recurrent HFMD.

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Dias E, Dias M. Recurring hand foot mouth disease in a child.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2012;5:40-41

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Dias E, Dias M. Recurring hand foot mouth disease in a child. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 May 28 ];5:40-41
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