Educational paper: neonatal skin lesions
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- Hulsmann, A.R. & Oranje, A.P. Eur J Pediatr (2014) 173: 557. doi:10.1007/s00431-013-1956-0
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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.