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A rare location of sucking blister in newborn: the lips


A male baby was presented with sucking blisters on the upper and lower lips developed immediately after the birth. Although sucking blister which develops on the lips during the postnatal period is known, its prenatal form has not been described previously. We reported a case of sucking blister on the lips which developed during the intrauterine life. In the present case, these lesions resolved spontaneously after 1 day.

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Correspondence to Nilay Hakan.

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Aydin, M., Hakan, N., Zenciroglu, A. et al. A rare location of sucking blister in newborn: the lips. Eur J Pediatr 172, 1423–1424 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-013-2055-y

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  • Sucking blister
  • Antenatal period
  • Newborn
  • Lip