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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 73-75

Blueberry muffin rash at birth due to congenital rubella syndrome

Department of Pediatrics, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Guruprasada Shetty
Department of Pediatrics, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore 575 002, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.122167

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We report a term, small for gestational age, female neonate presenting at birth with generalized reddish blue papulonodular lesions, thrombocytopenia, hepatosplenomegaly, cataract, sensorineural hearing loss, patent ductus arteriosus and subependymal cyst. A diagnosis of blueberry muffin rash in a child with congenital rubella syndrome was made based on the clinical and laboratory findings. The rash disappeared by 2 weeks of life.

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