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Neonate with red diaper
  1. Alfred Wang,
  2. Kristine Nanagas
  1. Emergency Medicine, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alfred Wang, Emergency Medicine, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA; azwang{at}iu.edu

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Case presentation

A 5-day-old  boy presented to the ED with 1 day of red tinted diapers (figure 1). The child was born at 39 weeks without major complications, received all medications/vaccinations after birth and had passed meconium normally. He was eating well and acting normally according to his mother. She expressed concern that he may have blood in his diaper, because she saw redness that she had not ever seen before. Physical …

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  • Contributors AW and KN drafted the manuscript and contributed to its revision. AW takes responsibility for the paper as a whole.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

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