Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Caused by Coxsackievirus A6
Kelly Flett1, Ilan Youngster1, Jennifer Huang, Alexander McAdam, Thomas J. Sandora, Marcus Rennick, Sandra Smole, Shannon L. Rogers, W. Allan Nix, M. Steven Oberste, Stephen Gellis, and Asim A. Ahmed
Author affiliations: Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (K. Flett, I. Youngster, J. Huang, A. McAdam, T.J. Sandora, S. Gellis, A.A. Ahmed); Boston Public Health Commission, Boston (M. Rennick); Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA (S. Smole); and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.L. Rogers, W.A. Nix, M.S. Oberste)
Figure. . Manifestations of hand, foot, and mouth disease in patients, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2012. Discrete superficial crusted erosions and vesicles symmetrically distributed in the perioral region (A), in the perianal region (B), and on the dorsum of the hands (C).
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