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Congenital erosive and vesicular dermatosis with reticulated supple scarring
  1. Betty Y Kong1,
  2. Anthony J. Mancini1,2,3
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  3. 3Division of Dermatology, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anthony J. Mancini, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA; amancini{at}northwestern.edu

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A 37-week gestational age female infant was born by spontaneous vaginal delivery and had diffuse superficial reticulated erythematous erosions and atrophic plaques involving most of her cutaneous surface (figure 1A). She was vigorous at birth with Apgar scores of 9 and 9 at 1 and 5 min, respectively, afebrile and hemodynamically stable. Her skin integrity gradually improved and, at 8 months of age, had completely re-epithelialised, leaving behind generalised reticulated supple scars diffusely distributed …

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