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Erythema multiforme on the hand

Erythema multiforme on the hand

Overview

This individual has erythema multiforme minor, with "target" lesions on his hands. His condition may result from a recurrent herpes simplex virus infection on the lip.

Review Date 10/24/2016

Updated by: David L. Swanson, MD, Vice Chair of Medical Dermatology, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Medical School, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.