Dermatology clinic

A scalp lesion on a newborn baby

Andrew Lee, Gayle Fischer
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Case presentation

A newborn baby girl is noticed to have a small eroded lesion on the scalp (Figure). She was born by normal vaginal delivery and is otherwise healthy.