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Neonatal intrathoracic haemangioma
  1. Rachel Rose Atherton,
  2. Rekha Sanghavi
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rachel Rose Atherton, Department of Paediatrics, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough SL2 4HL, UK; rachelatherton{at}doctors.org.uk

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A term male neonate was noted to have 18 cutaneous haemangiomata widely distributed to the trunk, limbs, face, scalp and tongue (figure 1).

Figure 1

External appearance at 48 hours of age.

There was no significant ante-natal history. He remained clinically well both perinatally and postnatally. Basic haematological and biochemical studies and early cranial and abdominal ultrasonography were unremarkable.

A plain radiograph of the chest performed at 48 hours of age …

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  • Contributors RRA and RS identified the case. RRA drafted the paper. RS revised the drafted paper.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

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

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