Blueberry Muffin Babies

Blueberry Muffin Syndrome Newborn

Another infant with cytomegalovirus infection showing the typical blueberry muffin appearance and jaundice soon after birth. Note that the head size is normal. Since most infections are asymptomatic, early diagnosis is only made in the full-blown syndrome manifested by the appearance of jaundice within the first 24 hours of life, hepatosplenomegaly, abdominal distention, anemia, thrombo-cytopenia, respiratory distress and neurologic changes. Figure 2.93. Another infant with...

Newborn Has Skin Tags In Mouth

Skin Tag Near Mandible Newborn

Vestigial tails are rarely seen in the neonate. They may consist of soft tissue only, as in this infant, or may contain osseous structures. Figure 1.74. Note the preauricu-lar and facial skin tags in this otherwise normal infant. Preauricular skin tags are extremely common, but the presence of skin tags between the ear and comer of the mouth would suggest a diagnosis of Goldenhar's syndrome. Figure 1.74. Note the preauricu-lar and facial skin tags in this...

Tuberous Sclerosis Baby

Newborn Baby Hypopigmented Macule

A close-up of a typical ash leaf macule in tuberous sclerosis showing the characteristic hypopigmented leaf shape. In tuberous sclerosis, shagreen patches are also noted these are zones of slightly thickened and firm, yellow, irregularly outlined skin, a few centimeters across, with a finely dimpled surface resembling the skin of an orange. They are usually found on the flanks and back. Figure 1.151. Ash leaf spots are found on the skin of the trunk, buttocks, and limbs in...

Up Close Pics Of Warts

Hardened Skin Tag

Close-up of the head and upper trunk of the same infant as in Figure 1.224. Note die thick, dry, rigid, hardened, cracked skin with deep crevices. The division of the thickened grey- to yellow-colored skin into polygonal, triangular or diamond-shaped plaques by the deep reddish to purple fissures has been said to simulate the traditional costume of a harlequin. The skin has been likened to die bark of a tree, crocodile skin, or Moroccan leather. Figure 1.223. Another example of a...

Vernix During Pregnancy

Skin Tag Removal Home Remedy

Vernix caseosa in a female infant. After birth the infant is bathed and the vernix removed by the nurse. If there is any question as to whether or not there was any meconium staining, certain areas such as the axilla, inguinal folds and genitalia, if not adequately cleaned, will reveal traces of the vernix. Figure 1.8. Vernix caseosa in a female infant. After birth the infant is bathed and the vernix removed by the nurse. If there is any question as to whether or not there was any...