cutis marmorata


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cu·tis mar·mo·ra·'ta

a normal, physiologic, pink, marblelike mottling of the skin in infants, persisting abnormally in some children on exposure to cold.

cu·tis mar·mo·ra·ta

(kyū'tis mahr-mō-rā'tă)
A normal, physiologic, pink, marblelike mottling of the skin in infants, persisting abnormally in some children on exposure to cold.

cutis marmorata

Transient mottling of the skin caused by exposure to decreased temperature.
Synonym: mottling
See also: cutis
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Adams-Oliver syndrome, aplasia cutis congenita, cutis marmorata telangiectatica, limb reduction defects.
She also had cutis marmorata telangiectatica (Figure 3).
Various clinical presentations of AOS include oligohydramnios, cutis marmorata, upper limb micromelia and brachypodia, acrania, microcephaly, palatine or auricular malformations, intracranial calcifications, hydrocephaly, arhinencephaly, spina bifida, epilepsy, mental retardation, anatomic bronchial anomalies, renal abnormalities, and cardiovascular anomalies such as bicuspid aortic valve, atrial septal defect, Shone's complex, aortic valve stenosis, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, tetralogy of Fallot, double outlet right ventricle, portal hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.11,12 Our patient had cutis marmorata telangiectatica, aplasia cutis congenita, and terminal transverse limb reduction defects.
Cutis marmorata was seen in 32 cases (5.3%) in our study and most of the cases were of LBW.
CMN (Congenital melanocytic nevus), CMTC (cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita), ETN (erythema toxicum neonatorum)
Other less common cutaneous manifestations were milia (7%), hemangioma (3.5%), cafe-au-lait macules (2.6%), CMN (2.4%), acne neonatorum (0.9%), preauricular skin tag (0.4%), collodion baby (0.1%), cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (0.1%).