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Sprinkled water drops on the skin in newborns: congenital miliaria crystallina
  1. Aslihan Sahin1,
  2. Eda Karadag Oncel1,
  3. Mustafa Taha Ozkul2,
  4. Mehmet Yekta Oncel3,4
  1. 1Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Health Sicences University, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
  2. 2Pediatrics, Health Sicences University, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
  3. 3Neonatology, Health Sicences University, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
  4. 4Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, İzmir Katip Çelebi University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aslihan Sahin, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir 35180, Turkey; aslhansahn{at}gmail.com

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A 4190 g male infant was born at 39 weeks’ gestation to a 29-year-old mother by spontaneous vaginal delivery. Apgar scores were 7 at 1 min and 8 at 5 min. Baby’s skin was covered with small superficial vesicles containing clear fluid that were noticed immediately after birth. The lesions were present predominantly over the upper chest, neck and face (figure 1). The underlying skin was normal in appearance, without any evidence of erythema or induration. The rest of his exam, …

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  • Contributors AS: design and writing. EKO: supervision. MTO: data curation. MYO: editing of the manuscript.

  • 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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