Pedal papules in newborn infants

Larralde de Luna, M.; Ruiz León, J.; Cabrera, H.N.

Medicina Cutanea Ibero-Latino-Americana 18(1): 9-12


ISSN/ISBN: 0210-5187
PMID: 2214934
Document Number: 4430
Four cases of newborn children who presented pedal papules since birth, are reported. They showed the following features, different from the ones seen in adults: a solitary lesion, bigger size, localization on medial plantar region aspect of the heel, presence at birth, absence of an obvious piezogenic factor, physiopathogenic model that explains the development of lesions in adults, which are compared to those appearing in the newborn, are proposed.

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Pedal papules in newborn infants