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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 …
Contributors BYK wrote the first draft of the manuscript. AJM obtained the photographs and contributed to the critical revision of the manuscript.
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