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Beck-Ibrahim disease (Soma Cornelius Beck)

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An erythematous, desquamative skin disease of newborn infants, marked by multiple pustules filled with Candida albicans positive pus, about the mouth, nose, neck, ears, perineum, buttocks, and groin. Etiology unknown.


  • S. C. Beck:
    Über das Erythema mycoticum infantile.
    Derm Stud Unna Fortschr, 1910, 1: 494.
  • J. Ibrahim:
    Über eine Soormykose der Haut im frühen Säuglingsalter.
    Archiv für Kinderheilkunde, 1911, 55: 91-101.

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