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Hand, foot, and mouth disease on the foot

Hand, foot, and mouth disease on the foot


The typical skin lesion of hand, foot, and mouth disease includes small blisters (vesicles) with bright red (erythematous) borders. These are typically on the pads of the fingers and palms of the hands, but can also be found on the sole of the foot, as in this picture.

Review Date 8/14/2015

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.