Pigmentary lines of the newborn.

Journal Article

We report three cases of infants born with extensive linear and retiform pigmentation on the trunk and extremities. In none of these cases was there an associated underlying medical disorder, and in all cases the pigmentation resolved by 6 months of age. It appears that the treatment of choice for this transient disorder is reassurance.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Halper, S; Rubenstein, D; Prose, N; Levy, ML

Published Date

  • May 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 5 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 893 - 894

PubMed ID

  • 8491889

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8491889

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0190-9622

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0190-9622(93)70127-f


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States