It appears in
agent known, appears to be due to
producing toxins (estrepto or estafilocócicos) which cause
disproportionate reaction of the immune apparatus.
Signs and symptoms.
In the first ten days appear (need not be simultaneously)
Redness and swelling of palms and soles.
Rash polymorphism (reddish, both small and large stains, which
from day to day) usually pruritic (which produces itchy)
second phase, subacute, which lasts until the third week, are:
Desquamation (loss of the surface layers of the skin) of hands and feet.
Palpable emergence of
(pound packages under the skin.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
Diagnosis is made by clinical signs and symptoms. It requires
degree of suspicion by the pediatrician.
Should do blood tests, urine tests and other
, according to the clinical picture. The treatment is medical.
The treatment must be performed in
hospital, to prevent
In the acute phase might occur involvement of the joints, heart, brain or
In the subacute phase may be submitted dilations of the
and involvement of the joints.
Sequels can be as definite
lesions and joints.
If it comes in time, and
complications are avoided, well.