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Unusual skin and eyelid changes in a neonate with pseudohypoaldosteronism
  1. Gauthami Reddy,
  2. Nalinikanta Panigrahy
  1. Neonatology Department, Rainbow Children's Hospital Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nalinikanta Panigrahy, Neonatology, Rainbow Children's Hospital Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500034, Telangana, India; nalini199{at}gmail.com

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A 3-day-old male neonate was admitted with respiratory distress requiring oxygen. Poor feeding, mild dehydration and pustular erythematous rash on his face were noted. The parents were anxious as an older sibling died on day 9 of life with a similar illness. Initial investigation of serum electrolytes, blood gas and sepsis screen were normal. His symptoms improved within 48 hours. On day 8 of life he again deteriorated with dehydration, reappearance of erythematous rash …

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  • Contributors GR and NP were involved in patient care, drafting of the case report and approval of the draft.

  • 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; externally peer reviewed.

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