A female full term newborn was transferred, immediately after birth, to our Intensive Neonatal Care Unit with diagnosis of collodion baby. On admission the skin surface was covered by a cornified substance of uniform texture, thinner at the joints’ level, which gave the whole body a varnished appearance;1 the newborn showed oedema of upper and lower limbs, ectropion, lip eversion, flattening of the nose and bilateral deformities of ear. Laboratory investigations and urinalysis were normal.

Collodion baby associated with congenital auricular anomalies: Postpartum splinting of a rare congenital auricular deformity.

MOLEA, GUIDO
2010

Abstract

A female full term newborn was transferred, immediately after birth, to our Intensive Neonatal Care Unit with diagnosis of collodion baby. On admission the skin surface was covered by a cornified substance of uniform texture, thinner at the joints’ level, which gave the whole body a varnished appearance;1 the newborn showed oedema of upper and lower limbs, ectropion, lip eversion, flattening of the nose and bilateral deformities of ear. Laboratory investigations and urinalysis were normal.
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