Dermatologic Manifestations of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 04, 2018
  • Author: Brad S Graham, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is the pathophysiology of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What causes hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is the prevalence of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) in the US?

What is the global prevalence of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is the racial predilection of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is the sexual predilection of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is the prognosis of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is included in patient education about hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

Presentation

What are the signs and symptoms of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What are the cutaneous findings characteristic of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What are atypical presentations of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What are the possible complications of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Dermatologic Manifestations of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

Treatment

How is hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) treated?

How is pain managed in hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

How is hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) prevented?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD)?

Which medications in the drug class Antacid/antiulcer agents are used in the treatment of Dermatologic Manifestations of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Dermatologic Manifestations of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease?

Which medications in the drug class Anesthetic agents, topical are used in the treatment of Dermatologic Manifestations of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease?