Hand Foot And Mouth

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Viral illness, usually in infants, causing small vesicles to appear on the hands, feet and mouth (hence the name). Caused by a strain of Coxsackie A virus. It is self-limiting and fully resolved. It is unusual in adults.

Guidance

Acceptable if more than 2 weeks from full recovery, including healing of all oral and cutaneous lesions.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

HFMD

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012