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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-41

Recurring hand foot mouth disease in a child


1 Department of Pediatrics, K.V.G Medical College, Sullia, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Casa Leila, S. L. Mathias road, Highlands, Mangalore-575 002, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.92879

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Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a viral infection of children caused by Coxsackie virus A-16, a type of enterovirus. Individual cases and outbreaks of HFMD occur worldwide. There are reports of HFMD epidemics from India. Recurrence of HFMD is very rare. We report here, a sporadic case of recurrent HFMD.


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