harlequin skin reaction
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harlequin skin reactionPediatrics A benign erythema that longitudinally 'sections' the prone infant into a pale upper and a vividly flushed lower half–most prominent from forehead to pubis, related to autonomic vascular lability; HSR is rare and more common in premature or LBW neonates; like erythema neonatorum, it is a transient vasomotor phenomenon of no clinical significance
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