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Survey of common cutaneous lesions in healthy infants at the well baby clinic.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18843864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Survey the prevalence of cutaneous disorders in infants at the well baby clinic. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This prospective study was conducted on 500 infants, aged between 1 month and 1-year-old. RESULTS: Mongolian spot and nevus simplex were the two most common congenital lesions in the present study. Seborrheic dermatitis was the most frequent skin findings arisen in infancy (apart from the neonatal period) and was on the third rank in overall cutaneous lesions. CONCLUSION: Skin infections especially tinea versicolor were easily missed.
Authors:
Susheera Chatproedprai; Siriwan Wananukul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-10     Completed Date:  2008-12-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1356-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV Rd, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand. susheerac@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Health Surveys
Hospitals, Pediatric
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Mongolian Spot / epidemiology
Nevus / pathology
Prevalence
Prospective Studies
Skin Diseases / epidemiology*
Thailand / epidemiology

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