Periocular Ulcerative Dermatitis Associated with Gentamicin Ointment Prophylaxis in Newborns

Gil Binenbaum, Christie J. Bruno, Brian J. Forbes, MaryAnn Snyder, Thomas J. Mollen, Barbara Schmidt, Iyalla Peterside

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Abstract

A recent shortage of erythromycin ointment has resulted in the use of alternative agents for newborn ocular infection prophylaxis in the United States. We report a series of 26 newborns in whom a characteristic periocular ulcerative dermatitis developed after gentamicin ointment administration at 2 Philadelphia hospitals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)320-321
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume156
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Perioral Dermatitis
Ointments
Gentamicins
Eye Infections
Erythromycin

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Binenbaum, G., Bruno, C. J., Forbes, B. J., Snyder, M., Mollen, T. J., Schmidt, B., & Peterside, I. (2010). Periocular Ulcerative Dermatitis Associated with Gentamicin Ointment Prophylaxis in Newborns. Journal of Pediatrics, 156(2), 320-321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2009.11.060

Periocular Ulcerative Dermatitis Associated with Gentamicin Ointment Prophylaxis in Newborns. / Binenbaum, Gil; Bruno, Christie J.; Forbes, Brian J.; Snyder, MaryAnn; Mollen, Thomas J.; Schmidt, Barbara; Peterside, Iyalla.

In: Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 156, No. 2, 02.2010, p. 320-321.

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Binenbaum, G, Bruno, CJ, Forbes, BJ, Snyder, M, Mollen, TJ, Schmidt, B & Peterside, I 2010, 'Periocular Ulcerative Dermatitis Associated with Gentamicin Ointment Prophylaxis in Newborns', Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 156, no. 2, pp. 320-321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2009.11.060
Binenbaum, Gil ; Bruno, Christie J. ; Forbes, Brian J. ; Snyder, MaryAnn ; Mollen, Thomas J. ; Schmidt, Barbara ; Peterside, Iyalla. / Periocular Ulcerative Dermatitis Associated with Gentamicin Ointment Prophylaxis in Newborns. In: Journal of Pediatrics. 2010 ; Vol. 156, No. 2. pp. 320-321.
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