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Main Life-Threatening Dermatoses in Neonatal Period and in Infancy

  • Christine Bodemer
  • Multiple haemangiomas in neonates with a “beard” distribution must raise the concern of airway involvement.

  • Indurated large angioma = immediate evaluation of platelets and coagulation tests.

  • Mother's varicella around delivery = intravenous acyclovir for the neonate.

  • Keratinization disorders need urgent investigation, not only for evaluation of prognosis but also for future genetic counselling.

Keywords

Herpes Zoster Epidermolysis Bullosa Staphylococcal Scald Skin Syndrome Neonatal Herpes Airway Involvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Bodemer
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  1. 1.Service de DermatologieHôpital NeckerParisFrance

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