January 2008







History: 8 day old full term white female presented with a vesicular eruption across the trunk, extremities, and scalp. The dermatology service was consulted to evaluate for disseminated herpes simplex virus.

Family History: mother never developed several teeth

Physical Exam: Erythematous plaques with pustules across trunk, scalp and extremities. Arranged in linear-whirled fashion (Figures 1-3).

Laboratory data: non-contributory

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