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Picture quiz: funny umbilical stump

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Picture quiz: funny umbilical stump, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4905You are reviewing a baby in clinic when mum mentions incidentally that she’s noticed his umbilicus looks a bit ‘funny’ and bleeds occasionally. You pull up his top and have a look…

Cradle Cap

Cradle cap

Cite this article as: Marikar, D. Cradle cap, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3393Cradle cap (infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis) is a self-limiting greasy, scaly rash of unknown cause that most commonly affects the scalps of babies.  Overactive sebaceous glands, maternal hormones and skin yeasts have been suggested as possible causes.

Nappy rash

Napkin dermatitis

Cite this article as: Marikar, D. Napkin dermatitis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3391Napkin dermatitis is an acute inflammatory skin reaction in the area covered by the nappy.

Eczema

Cite this article as: Marikar, D. Eczema, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3261Atopic eczema (also known as childhood eczema or atopic dermatitis) is a chronic paediatric inflammatory skin disease which usually develops in early childhood.

Impetigo

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Impetigo, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2669Impetigo is a blistering skin infection and is usually caused by Staph. aureus or Strep. pyogenes.