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Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis of infancy
  1. Wu Guo,
  2. Ge Qian,
  3. Chang'e Zhang
  1. Department of Dermatology, Children’s Hospital Affiliated to Zhengzhou University, Henan Children’s Hospital, Zhengzhou Children’s Hospital, Zhengzhou, China
  1. Correspondence to Dr Wu Guo, Department of Dermatology, Children’s Hospital Affiliated to Zhengzhou University, Henan Children’s Hospital, Zhengzhou Children's Hospital, Zhengzhou, Henan, China; guoscho{at}126.com

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A 3-week-old male neonate presented to the dermatology department with 5 days of progressively increasing pustules on the scalp and face. The mother was in good condition during pregnancy and had no history of varicella, syphilis, genital herpes or vaginal candidiasis. The baby was irritable, afebrile and without lymphadenopathy. A large number of isolated or clustered pustules on an erythematous background were found on the scalp and …

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  • Contributors CZ and GQ cared for the patient, searched the scientific literature and revised the report. WG prepared the figure and wrote the report. WG is the guarantor of the paper.

  • Funding This study was supported by the Project of Medical Science and Technology Research of the Health Commission of Henan Province (no: 2018020659).

  • Competing interests None declared.

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

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