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dermatitis exfoliativa infantum


Definition: a generalized pyoderma accompanied by exfoliative dermatitis, with constitutional symptoms, affecting young infants, which may result from atopic dermatitis, Leiner disease, or staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome.

Synonym(s): impetigo neonatorum1

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