Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral infection in infants and children. Usually these patients refer to primary health care. It often is seen in summers and between 2-10 years of age. The case that is presented here was 14-years-old, and the disease was seen in November. We aimed to present this case to attract attention of primary care physicians that this disease can be seen out of the usual age group and also out of the usual season.
febrile illnesses in children, enterovirus, coxsackievirus, hand-foot-mouth disease
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