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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology


Neonatal dermatoses in a tertiary care center


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Author Details : Ch Vijay Bhasker Reddy, P Vidyasagar*

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 121-125


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Abstract

Dermatoses in neonatal period is very common and important cause of parental anxiety seeking
dermatologist or paediatric consultation. To study the clinical profile of neonatal dermatoses in a tertiary
care centerm A cross-sectional study on cutaneous lesions in 200 newborns was conducted from October
2016 to September 2018 in the department of dermatology at KIMS Hospital, Narketpally. Male:
Female ratio of skin lesions was 1.22:1. Physiological skin lesions were seen in 186 babies followed
by pathological skin lesions in 44 babies. Mongolian spot (93%), physiological scaling (83%), were
commonest physiological skin lesions seen in the study. Pathological lesions were seen among 73(36.5%)
babies.

Keywords: Neonatal dermatosis, Physiological skin lesions, Pathological skin lesions.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijced.2020.026

How to cite : Reddy C V B, Vidyasagar P, Neonatal dermatoses in a tertiary care center. IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2020;6(2):121-125

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