Papular purpuric gloves and socks syndrome

Papular purpuric gloves and socks syndrome is a cutaneous condition characterized by pruritus, edema, and erythema of the hands and feet, occurring primarily in teenagers and young adults.[1]:401

An association with parvovirus B19 has been described.[2]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Fölster-Holst R, Kreth HW (May 2009). "Viral exanthems in childhood--infectious (direct) exanthems. Part 2: Other viral exanthems". J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 7 (5): 414–9. doi:10.1111/j.1610-0387.2008.06869.x. PMID 18808380.

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