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Figure 3.8. The characteristic hair changes are compared. Note the head of a normal infant, one with patchy alopecia, and one with gray and atrophic hair.

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Figure 3.9. A 6-week-old premature infant (birth weight 1400 g) developed marked hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the skin while in the nursery. She was being treated for bronchopulmonary dysplasia with oxygen by cannula and receiving peripheral parenteral nutrition. Her condition improved when trace elements were added to her diet.

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Figure 3.7. The infant on the left with protein calorie malnutrition shows the characteristic gray and atrophic hair. The infant on the right has lost most of his hair, but there are still patches of both atrophic and healthy hair attached to the skin by thin atrophic roots.

Figure 3.8. The characteristic hair changes are compared. Note the head of a normal infant, one with patchy alopecia, and one with gray and atrophic hair.

Figure 3.9. A 6-week-old premature infant (birth weight 1400 g) developed marked hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the skin while in the nursery. She was being treated for bronchopulmonary dysplasia with oxygen by cannula and receiving peripheral parenteral nutrition. Her condition improved when trace elements were added to her diet.

Figure 3.10. Another view of the same infant as in Figure 3.9 shows the marked hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the skin on die abdomen and lower extremities.

Figure 3.10. Another view of the same infant as in Figure 3.9 shows the marked hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the skin on die abdomen and lower extremities.

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Figure 3.11. A low birthweight infant during the course of her treatment for bronchopulmonary dysplasia developed rickets at the age of 3 months. Note the typical "hot cross bun" head.

Figure 3.12. A radiograph of the skull of the same infant as in Figure 3.11 showing the marked lack of mineralization of the skull.

Figure 3.11. A low birthweight infant during the course of her treatment for bronchopulmonary dysplasia developed rickets at the age of 3 months. Note the typical "hot cross bun" head.

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