Normal variants of skin in neonates.

@article{Kulkarni1996NormalVO,
  title={Normal variants of skin in neonates.},
  author={Muralidhar Laxmanrao Kulkarni and Rajvir Singh},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  year={1996},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={83-6}
}
2221 consecutive live births taking place between March 1994 and February 1995 were evaluated for a minimum period of 5 days to note for the occurrence of various normal anatomical variants specially those of skin. Birth weight, gestational age, maternal age, socio-economic status and consanguinity were carefully recorded in all the cases. Mongolian spots (72%), Epstein pearls (43.8%), Milia (26.2%) and Erythema toxicum (25.2%), were the common dermatological variants noted. Maturity of the… CONTINUE READING

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