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Macrodystrophia lipomatosa in a healthy newborn
  1. Patricia Meseguer-Yebra1,
  2. Carmen Meseguer-Yebra2,
  3. Almudena Hernández-Núñez3
  1. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Primary Care Center of Tordoia, Tordoia (A Coruña), Spain
  2. 2 Section of Dermatology, Hospital Virgen de la Concha, Zamora, Spain
  3. 3 Section of Dermatology, Hospital de Fuenlabrada, Fuenlabrada (Madrid), Spain
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    Dr Patricia Meseguer-Yebra, Department of Pediatrics, Primary Care Center of Tordoia, Centro de Salud de Tordoia, Rúa Pontepedra s/n, Tordoia (A Coruña) 15683, Spain; patricia.meseguer.yebra{at}

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A 15-day-old boy presented with an isolated enlargement of his second left toe. Physical examination showed no oedema, no bruit, no marks of amniotic constriction bands, or changes in the skin or the toenail. Afterwards, the toe exhibited a disproportionate growth with a progressive lateral deviation and dorsal flexion (figure 1). Radiography showed an increase in size that involved the …

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