Neonatal Erythroderma

Neonatal Erythroderma means that a baby is born with a red skin, or that a baby develops a red skin shortly after birth. This might indicate a life threatening underlying disease.

Through systematic literature search more than 50 diagnoses could be extracted, describing skinproblems or primary immunodeficiencies.

This pubmed article describes the development of a diagnostic approach and the diagnostic appoach itself. It was written by Edwin Cuperus (and others) in cooperation with the European Reference Network Skin.

You can also download it as a PDF:

Acad Dermatol Venereol – 2022 – Cuperus – Proposal for a 6‐step‐approach for differential diagnosis of neonatal

Baby’s with Netherton Sydrome are mostly born with a red skin, or developing it shortly after birth.