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Identify the Condition in this Newborn

A 3-week-old male newborn was brought to the pediatrician with three large scalp lesions, which had appeared in the first week of life. The lesions were annular with raised papular and pustular borders and flat, hyperkeratotic central areas. The baby’s mother, who was originally from Somalia, had similar skin lesions on her upper trunk. Dx?

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Dds Tinea capitis / dermatophytic onychomycosis Visceral leishmaniasis Congenital syphilis Neonatal lupus erythematosus.

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Dds Tinea capitis / dermatophytic onychomycosis Visceral leishmaniasis Congenital syphilis Neonatal lupus erythematosus.

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Although oral griseofulvin has been the standard treatment for tinea capitis, newer oral antifungal agents such as terbinafine, itraconazole, and fluconazole are effective, safe, and have shorter treatment courses.@Kumar Himanshu

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Rx- Tab- terbinafine 250+ itraconazole 200 BD Tab- kenacort 4 mg OD Cap - flora BC 0D Oint- topisal 6 % L/A BD Soap- ketostar

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TRYCHOPHYTON SOUDANENSE... INDUCED RINGWORM. INFECTION TINEA CAPITIS....

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T itroconazole 200mgcream T teczine 10 mg

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? Tinea capitis

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? TENIA CAPITIS

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?tenia captis

I agree
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? TENIA ..

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Tinea capitis

Annular lesions,most probable is tinea capitis
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