Perinatal gangrene of the buttock

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Perinatal gangrene of the buttock is a skin condition[1] similar to livedoid dermatitis, and is usually a complication of umbilical artery catheterization, exchange transfusion, or cord injections by means of a syringe.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Serrano, G.; Aliaga, A.; Febrer, I.; Bonillo, J.; Pelufo, C.; Otero, D. (Jan 1985). "Perinatal gangrene of the buttock: a spontaneous condition.". Arch Dermatol. 121 (1): 23–4. PMID 3966815. doi:10.1001/archderm.121.1.23. 
  2. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.