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Image Number 777 (Papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome)


Diagnosis: Papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome

Site: Hand,palm

Sex: M

Age: 40

Type: Clinical

Description: Purpuric papules

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome is a rare, self-limiting dermatosis caused by human parvovirus B19.  It consists of pruritic edema and erythema of the hands and feet in a gloves-and-socks distribution, oral mucosal lesions and fever.

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