An Adult Patient who Presented to Emergency Service with a Papular Purpuric Gloves and Socks Syndrome: A Case Report
Vehbi OZAYDIN, Alev ECEVIZ, Fatma SARI DOGAN, Arzu DOGAN
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medeniyet Universty Göztepe Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
Keywords: Emergency service; erythema infectiosum; papular purpuric gloves and socks syndrome (PPGSS); parvovirus B19
Rash diseases characterized macules, papules, vesicles and pustules. Many viral infection associated with generalized morbilliform skin rash. Papular purpuric gloves and socks syndrome (PPGSS) is a clinical situation caused by human parvovirus B19. PPGSS occurs at hands and foot through lesions exhibiting symmetrical gloves and socks-like erythematous dispersion. Concomitantly, there are lesions and fever at mouth. A 35 years old woman applied with papular symmetrical eruption at hands and foot, oral lesions and fever. There existed symmetrical rashes at hands and foot and lesions in mouth during her physical examination. Parvovirus İg M positive were determined. The patient who was administered symptomatic treatment was externalized.