Alicia Ogram

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Infantile Digital Fibromatosis (Reye tumor, recurring digital fibrous tumor of childhood, fibrous tumor of infancy, infantile dermal fibromatosis, juvenile dermatofibroma, subdermal fibromatous tumor of infancy, inclusion body fibromatosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Infantile digital fibromatosis presents as a single or multiple asymptomatic nodules that are usually located on the extensor surfaces of the phalanges of the fingers or toes, with notable sparing of the thumb and great toe. Infantile digital fibromas may be either present at birth or arise spontaneously in…

Harlequin Ichthyosis (Harlequin Fetus, Harlequin baby, Ichthyosis congenita gravior)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The clinical diagnosis of harlequin ichthyosis is supported by a history of premature birth, encasement of the neonate in a hard, armor-like shell of thickened stratum corneum, ectropion and eclabium in all affected infants. Characteristic findings on physical examination Characteristic…

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