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Extensive blueberry muffin rash in a neonate
  1. Jasmin Pansy,
  2. Nicholas Morris,
  3. Bernhard Resch
  1. Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jasmin Pansy, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, Graz A-8036, Austria; jasmin.pansy{at}medunigraz.at

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A full-term boy was delivered by caesarean section due to macrosomia (birth weight 4920 g, maternal diabetes White A). The baby had multiple blue-livid purpura interspersed with purple, elevated and dense papules, and a petechial rash covering the entire surface of his trunk, limbs and face (figure 1). He also had bilateral periorbital haematoma (figure 2 …

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  • Contributors JP and NM were the neonatologists involved in the medical care of the infant. JP took the photos and wrote the manuscript. NM and BR supervised and revised the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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