A 3-day-old boy with a right preauricular swelling


Akgun C., Peker E. , Akbayram S., Dogan M. , Tuncer O. , Kirimi E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.169, no.5, pp.637-638, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 169 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00431-009-1114-x
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.637-638

Abstract

A 3-day-old boy was admitted for right preauricular swelling. Examination showed a toxic looking neonate with poor neonatal reflexes. There was erythema and swelling of 4 x 3 cm at the level of the right cheek. Laboratory investigation pointed to a bacterial infection. With parenteral antibiotics, the lesion resolved completely.