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Image Number 2080 (Cradle cap)


Diagnosis: Cradle cap

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 1


Description: Thick yellow crust.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 Thick, dirty yellow crust on the frontal region of the scalp. Cradle cap usually disappears spontaneously within 6 months of birth, however it may persist up to the end of first life as in the presented case.

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