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Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis in a neonate
  1. Bin Zhang1,2,
  2. Jingwen Weng3,
  3. Lin Ma1
  1. 1 Department of Dermatology, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, China, Beijing, China
  2. 2 Department of Dermatology, Zhengzhou University, Affiliated Children's Hospital, Henan Children's Hospital, Zhengzhou Children's Hospital, Zhengzhou, China
  3. 3 Department of Neonatology and NICU, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, China, Beijing, China
  1. Correspondence to Professor Lin Ma, Department of Dermatology, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, China, Beijing,100045, China; bch_maleen{at}aliyun.com

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A full-term 1-day-old boy was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit for assessment of clustered purplish brown rashes on the right foot (figure 1A,B) since birth. There was no mucous membrane lesion, hepatosplenomegaly or lymphadenopathy. He was born by spontaneous vaginal delivery at 38+5 weeks of gestation to a healthy mother without perinatal infections. A punch biopsy revealed a dense infiltration of Langerhans cells with increased eosinophils in the …

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  • Contributors BZ researched the literature around this subject and wrote the original manuscript. JW provided feedback on the manuscript. LM edited the manuscript and provided feedback on 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.

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

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