Katherine Puttgen

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OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has an infantile hemangioma? What are the typical findings for this disease? Infantile hemangiomas (IH) are the most common tumor of childhood, with an estimated incidence of 4 to 5%, and up to 10% in Caucasian infants. The majority require anticipatory guidance and…

Infantile Acropustulosis (Acropustulosis of infancy)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What to be alert for in the history Infantile acropustulosis (IA) occurs in infants and young children, with onset typically occurring between 2 and 10 months of age, characterized by periods of activity and quiescence. Each eruption lasts approximately 7 to 14 days. Recurrence every few weeks is typical.…

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