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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 11/27/2016

Updated by: Arnold Lentnek, MD, Infectious Diseases Medical Practice of NY and Clinical Research Centers of CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.