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Uncommon Neonatal Skin Lesions.

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Summary of "Uncommon Neonatal Skin Lesions."

Certain rashes and cutaneous lesions in a newborn can be clues to more concerning diseases and conditions if recognized and evaluated promptly. Langerhans cell histiocytosis, cutaneous forms of cancer (such as leukemia cutis, neuroblastoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma), developmental abnormalities such as neural tube or spinal dysraphism, and aplasia cutis congenita, nutritional deficiency, and immunodeficiency all have a range of cutaneous findings that will be reviewed herein to guide diagnosis and management. [Pediatr Ann. 2019;48(1):e30-e35.].

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Name: Pediatric annals
ISSN: 1938-2359
Pages: e30-e35

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