Jan 2012

Congenital Mucinous Eccrine Nevi in an Infant With Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Departments of Dermatology (Ms Gross and Drs Fridlington and Stone) and Pathology (Dr Stone), Carver College of Medicine (Ms Gross), The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(1):140-142. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.1527

A newborn boy born at term via cesarean section was seen for multiple red-brown plaques and scattered pustules. His mother was a known carrier of chronic granulomatous disease, and she had two affected brothers. On physical examination, we found five 5- to 8-cm firm, red-brown, slightly hyperkeratotic plaques distributed on the right knee; right lateral ankle, heel, dorsal foot surface, and toes (Figure 1); left posterior ankle; and left elbow. No hyperhidrosis was observed. There were multiple scattered minute to 1-mm pustules on his face and neck with areas of superficial erosion and yellow crust.

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