Newborn Baby Characteristics
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Newborn Baby Characteristics

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What is the purpose of vernix caseosa during pregnancy?

To prevent bacterial infection inside the baby

Why is it important not to remove sebum secretion from a baby?

It is attached to the skin and removing it would peel off the scalp

Which type of birthmark is known for its reddish to purplish discoloration, resembling that of a port wine?

Nevus Flammeus/Port-Wine Stain

What causes NB Lesions/Mongolian Spots in infants?

<p>Collections of pigment-producing cells in a deeper layer of the skin</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where are NB Lesions/Mongolian Spots usually found on infants at birth?

<p>Lower back or buttocks</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why does lanugo begin to fall off before birth?

<p>To allow for better temperature regulation after birth</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which skin condition can be mistaken as warts or other STDs?

<p>Milia</p> Signup and view all the answers

At what age do Milia often disappear in children?

<p>Within 2-4 weeks</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which skin condition is described as a keratin-filled cyst that can appear just under the epidermis or on the roof of the mouth?

<p>Milia</p> Signup and view all the answers

In which skin condition does the area of skin affected grow in proportion to general growth?

<p>Capillary Hemangiomas</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a prime symptom of Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum?

<p>Small rash of papules</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which skin condition may turn gray and fade completely between ages 5-10?

<p>Hemangioma Simplex</p> Signup and view all the answers

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