Herpangina is a viral infection that causes sore throat and pus-filled sores on the throat, tongue, tonsils, and roof of the mouth. The illness is not serious and often goes away in less than a week.
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
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