Question of the Week # 441

441) A 3 week old male infant is evaluated for a rash in your clinic . Mother appears concerned and she reports rash has appeared all of a sudden over his cheeks, in the genital areas and on certain areas of trunk. The baby is entirely on formula feeds. No history of fever. The mother is healthy and none of the family members are sick at home. The baby was born by an uncomplicated vaginal delivery. On examination, he is afebrile.  There are numerous white papules on his face around the nose, cheeks and in the genital areas. A picture of the rash is shown below:


Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A) Miliaria

B) Molluscum Contagiosum

C) Erythema Toxicum

D) Milia

E) Staphylococcal Pyoderma

19 Responses

  1. D

  2. d

  3. D. I think this is epidermal inclusion cysts, but in a summer time can be A. as heat rash

  4. D)milia

  5. D, Milia

  6. d, milia

  7. A (D present with red and angry face)

  8. C

  9. e

  10. d

  11. D

  12. d

  13. C

  14. A

  15. Milia d

  16. Milia

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