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congenital syphilis; TORCH infection; Treponema pallidum
Also published in Infant:
VOLUME 15/ISSUE 4, JULY 2019
This article presents a striking cranial deformity in a newborn baby in the context of an abnormal lie in utero compounded by biochemical vitamin D deficiency in the mother and baby in a high risk ethnic group. This case highlights the importance of prophylactically addressing adequate vitamin D nutrition in pregnancy to prevent occult bone disease in newborns.