A review of benign congenital anomalies

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Benign congenital anomalies are common in neonates. Some of these common benign congenital anomalies include preauricular pits, sacral dimples, supernumerary digits, accessory nipple, and natal teeth. It is important for health care providers who take care of newborns to recognize these benign anomalies so that unnecessary evaluations and investigations are not performed. However, some of these anomalies may be associated with clinically significant conditions. In this article, we discuss when further evaluation should be performed in babies presenting with these common benign congenital anomalies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e66-e70
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2020
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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