JANEWAY LESIONS

By Gary M. White, MD


The Janeway lesion is a manifestation of bacterial endocarditis and other stigmata including splinter hemorrhages, petechiae, Roth spots (oval retinal hemorrhages), and Osler's nodes.

Clinical

A non-tender, erythematous, or hemorrhagic macule or papule usually occurring on the palms or soles is characteristic.

References

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2013;79:136

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