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Neonatology

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New born can have which of the following (LQ)



A Milia

B Mongolian spots

C Epstein pearls

D All of the above

Ans. D

None of the above

i. There are some minor clinical problems which can occur in normal newborn and require no treatment.

ii. The problems are

a. Milia

i. White dots on nose and face due to distended sebaceous glands. These diseappear spontaneouslr,.

b. Erythematoxicum

i. Erythematous papules on trunk & face.

ii. Appear on 2nd & 3rd day and disappear spontaneously.

c. Mongolian spots

i. Bluish spots on the buttocks and trunk.

ii. Disappear before first birthday.

d. Stork bites

i. Pinkish gray capillary hemangiomas on the nape of neck, upper eyelids, forehead & nose.

ii. These disappear spontaneously.

e. Peeling of skin

i. More frequent inpost-term infants, but can also occur in term infants.

f. Subconjuctivalhemorrhages

i. Disappear spontaneously

g. Breast engorgment

i. Due to transplacentally acquired maternal hormones.

ii. Seen on 3'd or 4h day.

h. Epstein pearl

i. Epithelial inclusion cysts, which appear as whitish spots.

ii. These are of two types -

• Palatal--> On hard palate or on either side of median raphe.

• Prepucial -+ At the tip of prepuce at 6 'O'clock position.

i. Pre-deciduous (natal) teeth

i. Supernumerary teeth in the lower incisor position'

ii. These are shed before the primary dentition'

j. Vaginal bleeding

i. On 3rd to Tthday.

ii. Due to withdrawl of maternal

k. Vaginal mucoid discharge

i. Because of transplacentally acquired estrogen on

l. Hymenal tags + around margins of hymen

m. Physiological PhYmosis

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