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Medical Term:

erythroderma desquamativum

 

Definition: severe, extensive seborrheic dermatitis with exfoliative dermatitis, generalized lymphadenopathy, and diarrhea in the newborn; frequently occurs in undernourished, cachectic children.

Synonym(s): Leiner disease

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