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A female infant with birth weight 2830 g was born in good condition at 38 weeks’ gestation by forceps delivery. At birth, she had flat purple patches over the right leg and arm, with smaller faded markings over the left buttock and leg (figure 1)The affected right knee skin was indurated. The remainder of her examination, full blood count, C reactive protein and coagulation screen, was normal. There were no maternal infections or risk factors …
Contributors NK, JR, SO, DB and AD were all involved in the patient’s clinical care and AD is the consultant in charge of the patient. NK prepared the initial manuscript and obtained parental consent and JR, SO, DB and AD helped in the review and 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.
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