Survey of cutaneous lesions in Indian newborns.

@article{Nanda1989SurveyOC,
  title={Survey of cutaneous lesions in Indian newborns.},
  author={Arti Nanda and Surrinder Kaur and Omkar N. Bhakoo and Kamala Dhall},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  year={1989},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          39-42
        }
}
A total of 900 consecutive newborns delivered at the Nehru Hospital, Chandigarh, India, over a period of 7 months were examined for presence of skin lesions within 48 hours of birth. Commonly observed skin lesions were Epstein pearls (88.7%), mongolian spots (62.2%), milia (34.9%), sebaceous hyperplasia (31.8%), salmon patches (28.4%), and erythema toxicum neonatorum (20.6%). These figures are comparable with earlier reports. Impetigo neonatorum occurred in 11.3% of infants, and was frequent in… CONTINUE READING
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