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Vol. 24 - Num. 93

Clinical Reviews

Coxsackium eczema in patients with atopic dermatitis

María Vázquez Sáncheza, Cristina Genzor Ríosb, Mónica López Camposc, Victoria Fuentelsaz del Barriod, Carlos Fernández Lozanoe

aMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet. Zaragoza. España.
bEIR Pediatría. Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet. Zaragoza. España.
cPediatra. CS Actur Norte. Zaragoza. España.
dServicio de Dermatología. Hospital Royo Villanova. Zaragoza. España.
eEnfermero. Hospital General de la Defensa. Zaragoza. España.

Correspondence: M Vázquez. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Vázquez Sánchez M, Genzor Ríos C, López Campos M, Fuentelsaz del Barrio V, Fernández Lozano C. Coxsackium eczema in patients with atopic dermatitis. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2022;24:e141-e145.

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Eczema coxsackium is an infectious dermatosis characterized by papulovesicular, ezzematous and even crusty lesions predominantly on the extremities, buttocks and perioral region. It usually appears in patients with previous skin involvement, as in the case of atopic dermatitis in children. The most frequently isolated causative germ is Coxsackie A6. It is considered an atypical form of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease and a correct differential diagnosis is important to avoid unnecessary treatments.


Atopic dermatitis Enterovirus Ezcema coxsackium Hand, Foot and mouth disease


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