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Blueberry muffin baby due to alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma with cutaneous metastasis
  1. Fiammetta Piersigilli,
  2. Olivier Danhaive,
  3. Cinzia Auriti
  1. Department of Neonatology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Fiammetta Piersigilli, Department of Neonatology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00168 Rome, Italy; piersigilli{at}

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A female neonate with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) presented at birth with a swelling on the right cheek and multiple nodular and vesicular lesions on the face, limbs and abdomen, resembling the condition referred to as ‘blueberry muffin baby’ (figure 1).

Figure 1

Swelling on the right cheek and blueberry muffin-like lesions on the abdomen and limbs.

A biopsy was …

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  • Patient consent Obtained from the parents.

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