Multiple Scrotal Ulcers in an Infant Due to a Traditional Child Care Practice: Salting

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Application of salt to the newborn's skin is a common traditional child care custom in Turkey. We present an infant with multiple ulcerating scrotal lesions due to prolonged salt exposure in the diaper area. Scrotal ulcers associated with salting have not been described previously.

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