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Emergency Medicine Questions (EMQs)
EMQs: Paediatrics
  1. M Davey,
  2. S Pandit

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    The following statements are true regarding umbilical pathology:

    1. Umbilical erythema in a neonate may suggest omphalitis and require a full septic evaluation.

    2. Umbilical erythema in an older infant can be a sign of cow’s milk protein allergy.

    3. Regular umbilical cord antiseptic wipes in neonates have been proven to reduce the incidence of omphalitis …

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