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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.

Update Date 11/12/2014

Updated by: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, dermatologist in private practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.