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Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009

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Coxsackievirus A6 and Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Finland

Riikka Österback, Tytti Vuorinen, Mervi Linna, Petri Susi, Timo Hyypiä, and Matti WarisComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Turku, Turku, Finland (R. Österback, T. Vuorinen, P. Susi, T. Hyypiä, M. Waris); Central Hospital of Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki, Finland (M. Linna)

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Vesicular eruptions in A) hand, B) foot, and C) mouth of a 6.5-year-old boy from Turku, Finland, with coxsackievirus (CV) A6 infection. Several of his fingernails shed 2 months after the pictures were taken. D) Onychomadesis in a 10-year-old boy from Seinäjoki, Finland, 2 months after hand, foot and mouth disease with CVA6 infection. Photographs courtesy of H. Kujari (A–C) and M. Linna (D).

Figure 1. Vesicular eruptions in A) hand, B) foot, and C) mouth of a 6.5-year-old boy from Turku, Finland, with coxsackievirus (CV) A6 infection. Several of his fingernails shed 2 months after the pictures were taken. D) Onychomadesis in a 10-year-old boy from Seinäjoki, Finland, 2 months after hand, foot and mouth disease with CVA6 infection. Photographs courtesy of H. Kujari (A–C) and M. Linna (D).

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