Educational paper: neonatal skin lesions

Abstract

Although most skin lesions in neonates are transient or benign, they may also be the presenting symptom of a life-threatening disease such as herpes neonatorum. In the present review, we present a short overview of neonatal skin lesions and a practical table to guide the general paediatrician in the diagnosis and management of neonatal skin lesions. Recent reviews are cited for further reading.

DOI: 10.1007/s00431-013-1956-0

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@article{Hulsmann2013EducationalPN, title={Educational paper: neonatal skin lesions}, author={Anthon R. Hulsmann and Arnold Pieter Oranje}, journal={European Journal of Pediatrics}, year={2013}, volume={173}, pages={557-566} }