COXSACKIE VIRUS INFECTION, SEVERE

By Gary M. White, MD

Severe Coxsackie Virus Infection


Coxsackie virus (CSV) infection is classically associated with hand, foot, and mouth disease. Rarely, CSV can cause a more severe infection with larger vesicobullous lesions. This has been termed "Eczema coxsackium".

Clinical

In a review of a large outbreak, the following was found:

Diagnosis

Treatment

Additional Pictures

Severe Coxsackie Virus Infection Severe Coxsackie Virus Infection Courtesy O. Dale Collins, MD
Severe Coxsackie Virus Infection

References

Pediatrics. 2013 Jul;132:e149-57.


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