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ISSN: 2637-4722

Progressing Aspects in Pediatrics and Neonatology

Review Article(ISSN: 2637-4724)

Noma Neonatorum A Review of Unusual Presentation of Pseudomonas Sepsis in Neonates

Volume 2 - Issue 5

Santosh Kumar Kamalakannan*

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    • Department of Neonatology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, India

    *Corresponding author: Santosh Kumar Kamalakannan, Department of Neonatology, Saveetha medical college and hospital, Thandalam, Chennai, India

Received: August 13, 2020   Published: September 14, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/PAPN.2020.02.000150

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Noma Neonatorum is a gangrenous infection involving the mucocutaneous junctions of oral, nasal,anal area and rarely the eyelids. It generally affects the premature low birth weight babies in the first few weeks of neonatal life. This rare complication of Pseudomonas septicemia has a very high fatality documented in previous literature.

Keywords: Noma Neonatorum; Pseudomonas Spp; Facial Palsy; Neonatal Sepsis

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