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Acute haemorrhagic oedema of infancy
  1. A J W Liu,
  2. P Hogan,
  3. R Nanan
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Nepean Hospital, Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Australia;

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A 6 month old clinically well child presented with a rash and peripheral non-pitting oedema following an upper respiratory tract infection (fig 1). He was diagnosed with acute haemorrhagic oedema of infancy.

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Also known as Finkelstein’s1 or Seidlmayer’s disease,2 acute haemorrhagic oedema …

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