Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
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ISSN: 2155-9554

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Revathi TN

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  • Research Article
    Clinical Study on Prevalence of Cutaneous Lesions in New Born Babies in India
    Author(s): Asha GS, Shilpa VK, Ramesh M and Revathi TNAsha GS, Shilpa VK, Ramesh M and Revathi TN

    Background: Skin being the major organ of human body, any lesion on the newborn can cause concern and anxiety to parents. Many such lesions can be physiological and transient. There are very few reports in the literature regarding the cutaneous manifestations in newborns in India. Aim: This study is undertaken to determine the prevalence and pattern of various skin lesions in neonates and to correlate the relationship between new born skin lesions to gestational age, birth weight, mode of delivery, sex and maternal factors. Materials and methods: All new born delivered at a referral hospital between 2013-2015 were included for the study. Data regarding maternal age, illness, drugs, gestational age, mode of delivery, birth weight, sex of new born were noted. All the new born were clinically examined for skin lesions durin.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000370

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