Highly infectious viral disease caused most commonly by coxsackievirus and other enterovirus species (1)
Fever of short duration (<5 days)
Characterized by painful...
Fever of relatively sudden onset
General malaise, anorexia, irritability, listlessness
Sore throat, drooling, coryza
Neck pain, headache, back pain
Palliative and supportive care; emphasize hydration.
As tolerated, with no limitations
Cold beverages, milk, and ice cream are soothing. Hot, acidic beverag...
Herpangina occurs most commonly during summer months in children.
Coxsackievirus and other enterovirus are the most common causes of herpangina.
Proper hand hygiene protects against spre...
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