Newborn Skin Disease: Rashes
A 3-day-old male presents a 24 hour history of
small white to yellow papules and pustules surrounded by erythematous (blotchy)
skin. Areas involved include the face,
trunk, and extremities. A swab taken from one of the pustules shows only
numerous eosinophils. The patient is afebrile and otherwise healthy. What is
the most like diagnosis?
An 18-day-old female is brought to your office
by her mother with a 5 day history of several red “pimples” on both cheeks. After examining the baby you tell mom that her
baby has neonatal acne. Mom is breast feeding and she is concerned that her
diet which includes dairy and gluten could be affecting her baby. What can you
tell her about it?
3.*You received a call from the gynecology ward
regarding a female newborn that presents
with a widespread rash involving face,
trunk and extremities. His lesions consist of pustules and hyperpigmented
macules with discrete scaling in keeping with Transient Neonatal Pustular Melanosis.
You performed a swab. What do you expect
to find in the smear?
A 5 days old male is admitted to the NICU for
fever and blisters. You suspect that the baby has Neonatal
herpes. Which of the following tests is NOT
useful for confirming your
5.*You are consulted regarding a 10 day old baby
boy that presents at birth with multiple, papulonodular, reddish-brown
erythematous lesions and crusts of different sizes located on the scalp, face,
trunk and diaper area. Some areas look
like petechial. He is afebrile and has no other findings. What is
the most likely diagnosis?
6.*A 4 month old girl is brought in by her father due
to cradle cap since birth. You notice several erythematous plaques and greasy
scales on the scalp and retro auricular are with several excoriations secondary
to scratching. Mom has been using
organic baby shampoo with no improvement. Which would be your management for
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