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Hyperpigmentation of the distal phalanx in healthy Caucasian neonates.
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PMID:  11275807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transient alterations in pigmentation are frequently observed in black neonates, but to our knowledge, have not previously been reported in Caucasian infants. In 54 Caucasian newborns, we found at least mild periungual hyperpigmentation similar to the variation in coloration in the periungual region of many black newborns. This pigmentation should be added to the transient benign dermatoses of Caucasian infants.
E Crespel; P Plantin; P Schoenlaub; M Blayo; C Queinnec; L Broussine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of dermatology : EJD     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1167-1122     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Dermatol     Publication Date:    2001 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-29     Completed Date:  2001-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206420     Medline TA:  Eur J Dermatol     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dermatology Unit, Laennec Hospital, BP 1757, 29107 Quimper Cedex, France.
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MeSH Terms
Age Distribution
Case-Control Studies
European Continental Ancestry Group
France / epidemiology
Hand Dermatoses / epidemiology*,  pathology
Hyperpigmentation / epidemiology*,  pathology
Infant, Newborn

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