Term: acrodynia (Pink disease, Feer's Syndrome, Raw-beef Hands and Feet)
Origin: Anc Greek
άκρον /acron(=tip, extremity, end)
οδύνη/odyni(=pai, sorrow) > δυάω/dyao(=emerge in grief)
By Chardon in 1830 .
Acrodynia is a disease of early childhood characterised by pain and swelling in, and pink coloration of the extremities (hands and feet), cheeks and tip of the nose with consequent teeth exfoliation. In the past it was generally due to mercury used in teething powders or other medications.