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Another case of new-born baby with Blueberry-Muffin rashes: congenital viral infection or immune related hematologic disorders?

A 2750 g female infant presented with multiple striking 1-6 mm purpuric, non-blanching macules Blueberry-Muffin rashes. After symptomatic treatment, the whole body skin rash were scabby, liver and spleen were also moderately enlargement. The diagnosis was confirmed by skin biopsy. The parents were reluctant to use hormone therapy, and discharged against medical advises 21 days after admission.

Author(s): Hua Wang, Chao Chen, Zhong Chen, Sha Zhao, Jun Tang, Qin Yao, Dezhi Mu