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hand, foot and mouth disease

A mild, highly infectious viral disease of children, characterized by vesicular lesions in the mouth and on the hands and feet. It is caused by coxsackieviruses A.
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  • HFMD (hand, foot and mouth disease)
  • hand, foot, mouth disease
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