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Perianal rash: what lies beneath?
  1. M A Anjay1,
  2. V Palanivel2,
  3. J Chapman1
  1. 1
    James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth, UK
  2. 2
    Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
  1. M A Anjay, James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth NR31 6LA, UK; anjayma{at}

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A 5-week-old infant presented with a non-healing perianal ulcer. This evolved into a haemangioma 4 weeks after recovery.


A 5-week-old girl was referred with loose stools and a non-healing perianal rash. She was feeding well and thriving. There was marked perianal erythema and excoriation. A slough-filled ulcer …

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