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Janeway lesion on the finger

Janeway lesion on the finger

Overview

Janeway lesions appear as flat, painless, red or reddish-blue patches on the hands and soles of people with acute bacterial endocarditis.

Review Date 12/1/2018

Updated by: Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.