Although most skin lesions in neonates are transient or benign, they may also be the presenting symptom of a life-threatening disease such as herpes neonatorum. In the present review, we present a short overview of neonatal skin lesions and a practical table to guide the general paediatrician in the diagnosis and management of neonatal skin lesions. Recent reviews are cited for further reading.

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doi.org/10.1007/s00431-013-1956-0, hdl.handle.net/1765/63147
European Journal of Pediatrics
Department of Dermatology

Hulsmann, A.R, & Oranje, A.P. (2013). Educational paper: neonatal skin lesions. European Journal of Pediatrics, 1–10. doi:10.1007/s00431-013-1956-0