Peds Dermatology

    Mottling

    • Can be normal response to cold
    • Can also be sign of sepsis (see if lethargic etc..)

     

    Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum

    • Go away, withdrawal of mother's hormones
    • Usually get worse when warm
    • White yellow papule surrounded by red 

     

    Milia

    • Sebatious glands of newborn

     

    Miliaria

    • Child too hot - sweating, obstructs sweat glands
    • Only need one more layer than mother

     

    Eating Enough?

    • Change in birth weight.
    • Wet diapers 
    • Eat every few hours
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