To assess knowledge and awareness among the dental students about the oral manifestation arising in hand foot and mouth disease

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Saranya S

Aim: To do a survey among the dental students and bring out the oral manifestation arising in hand foot and mouth diet
Background: Hand foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness Characterised by fever and vesicles in the mouth and distal extremities.It is caused by coxsackie A vita and less commonly by coxsackie B and enterovirus 71. It usually affects children's under 10 years of age.
Materials and Methods: A survey was conducted among 100 dental students. Questionnaire survey was done. The questionnaire consists of 10 questions and it was distributed. Their answers were taken and represented in the form of pie charts.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3461.0293