Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Caused by Coxsackievirus A6, Japan, 2011
Tsuguto Fujimoto, Setsuko Iizuka, Miki Enomoto, Katsuhiko Abe, Kazuyo Yamashita, Nozomu Hanaoka, Nobuhiko Okabe, Hiromu Yoshida, Yoshinori Yasui, Masaaki Kobayashi, Yoshiki Fujii, Hiroko Tanaka, Miwako Yamamoto, and Hiroyuki Shimizu
Author affiliations: National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan (T. Fujimoto, K. Yamashita, N. Hanaoka, N. Okabe, H. Yoshida, Y. Yasui, H. Shimizu); Shimane Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Science, Shimane, Japan (S. Iizuka); Hyogo Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Consumer Sciences, Hyogo, Japan (M. Enomoto); Hiroshima City Institute of Public Health, Hiroshima, Japan (K. Abe, Y. Fujii, H. Tanaka, M. Yamamoto); Kobayashi Pediatric Clinic, Shizuoka, Japan (M. Kobayashi)
Figure. Typical clinical manifestations of hand, foot, and mouth disease associated with coxsackievirus CVA6 in Shizuoka, Japan, June–July, 2011. A) Hand and arm of a 2.5-year-old boy; B) foot and C) buttocks of a 6-year-old boy; D) nail matrix of a 20-month old boy.
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