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Viral Skin Diseases

Picture of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease on Hand 2

Picture of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease on Hand (2 of 2)

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease causes a rash on the hands and soles of the feet. The lesions are small, red vesicles that may also blister. Vesicles may appear in the mouth as well. The illness is associated with fever, malaise, and reduced appetite.

Image Source: Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD)." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.