hand, foot and mouth disease
noun Date: 1966 a usually mild contagious disease especially of young children that is caused by an enterovirus (species Human enterovirus A, especially serotype Human coxsackievirus A16) and is characterized by vesicular lesions chiefly in the mouth and on the hands and feet — compare foot-and-mouth disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hand, foot and mouth disease — n a usu. mild contagious disease esp. of young children that is caused by an enterovirus (species Human enterovirus A, esp. serotype Human coxsackievirus A16) and is characterized by vesicular lesions in the mouth, on the hands and feet, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hand, foot and mouth disease — Not to be confused with Foot and mouth disease. Hand, foot and mouth disease Classification and external resources Typical lesions around the mouth of an 11 month old male ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Hand-foot-and-mouth disease — A viral syndrome with a rash on the hands and feet and in the mouth. The internal rash (the enanthem) consists of blisters and little ulcers that may involve not only the lining of the mouth but also the gums, palate, and tongue. The external… …   Medical dictionary

  • hand, foot, and mouth disease — a self limiting disease, mainly affecting young children, caused by Coxsackie virus A16. A feeling of mild illness is accompanied by mouth ulcers and blisters on the hands and feet …   Medical dictionary

  • hand, foot, and mouth disease — a self limiting disease, mainly affecting young children, caused by Coxsackie virus A16. A feeling of mild illness is accompanied by mouth ulcers and blisters on the hands and feet …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Заболевание Кистей Рук, Стоп И Полости Рта (Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease) — самоограничивающееся заболевание, поражающее преимущественно маленьких детей; вызывается вирусом Коксаки. Незначительное недомогание сопровождается обычно изъязвлением слизистой оболочки полости рта и появлением болезненных волдырей на коже стоп… …   Медицинские термины

  • Foot-and-mouth disease — Infobox Disease Name = Foot and mouth disease Caption = DiseasesDB = 31707 ICD10 = ICD10|B|08|8|b|00 ICD9 = ICD9|078.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D005536 Taxobox color = violet name = Foot and mouth… …   Wikipedia

  • Foot-and-mouth disease — A highly infectious virus that can infect people but affects them most by infecting livestock cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. The virus is in the same family of viruses as those causing the common cold. The virus is spread by many routes by… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hand-foot-and-mouth syndrome — A clinical pattern consisting of a rash on the hands and feet and in the mouth due to a viral infection. The internal rash (the enanthem) consists of blisters and little ulcers that may involve not only the lining of the mouth but also the gums,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, hand-foot-and-mouth — A viral syndrome with a rash on the hands and feet and in the mouth. The internal rash (the enanthem) consists of blisters and little ulcers that may involve not only the lining of the mouth but also the gums, palate, and tongue. The external… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”