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August 1981

Dermal Erythropoiesis in a Neonate

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Dermatology, University of Utah College of Medicine, Salt Lake City.

Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(8):492-494. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650080046027

• Neonatal purpura associated with dermal erythropoiesis has been reported as a manifestation of intrauterine viral infection. Herein we report a case of congenital purpura in which intradermal erythropoiesis is associated with hereditary spherocytosis in the absence of evidence for intrauterine viral disease.

(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:492-494)

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