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A newborn from non-relative parents was referred to our attention for peculiar thickening and peeling of the skin on both hands and feet. The baby had a healthy brother.
Examination revealed a well-demarcated, glistening, swollen membrane enveloping the hands (figure 1, top left-hand and right-hand corners) and the feet (figure 1, bottom left-hand and right-hand corners); remaining body surface was free.
Contributors BG wrote the first draft of the manuscript. EV contributed to the critical revision of the manuscript. MC obtained the iconographic documentation and contributed to the critical revision of the manuscript.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained.
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