Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Herpangina Underlying Cause

Herpangina is caused by infection with Coxsackievirus group A or Coxsackievirus group B.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Herpangina References
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