Herpangina

Herpangina, also called mouth blisters, is the name of a painful mouth infection caused by coxsackieviruses. Usually, herpangina is produced by one particular strain of coxsackie virus A (and the term `herpangina virus` refers to coxsackievirus A) but it can also be caused by coxsackievirus B or echoviruses. Most cases of herpangina occur in the.....
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herpangina

(hur″pәn-ji´nә) an infectious disease caused by either group A or B coxsackievirus or by echoviruses, chiefly affecting young children in the summer, and characterized by vesiculoulcerative lesions on the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat, dysphagia, fever, vomiting, and prostration.
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herpangina

A disease caused by types of coxsackievirus and marked by vesiculopapular lesions about 1 to 2 mm in diameter which are present around the fauces and soon break down to form grayish yellow ulcers; accompanied by sudden onset of fever, loss of appetite, dysphagia, pharyngitis, and sometimes abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. ... Origin: G. Herpes...
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herpangina

herpangina 1. An infectious disease, especially of children, characterized by a sudden occurrence of fever, loss of appetite, and throat ulcerations, caused by a Coxsackie virus. 2. Also called mouth blisters, it is the name of a painful mouth infection caused by coxsackieviruses. 3. A medical-dictionary definition: An acute infectious disease cau...
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herpangina

Herpangina is an infection caused by Group A Coxsackievirus. Affecting mostly children, it is clinically manifested by the sudden onset of fever, associated with a sore throat, dysphagia and often abdominal pains. Pharynx lesions consist of 1-2 mm vesicles that evolve into ulcers.
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herpangina

mild viral infection caused by several enteroviruses, most of which are in the subgroup Coxsackie A, seen most commonly in young children. The most ...
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herpangina

Type: Term Pronunciation: her-pan′ji-nă Definitions: 1. A disease caused by types of Coxsackievirus and marked by vesiculopapular lesions about 1-2 mm in diameter that are present around the fauces and soon break down to form grayish yellow ulcers; accompanied by sudden onset of fever, loss of appetite, dysphagia, sore throat, and someti...
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