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Physical examination revealed caput succedaneum, which was 5 x 6 cm in diameter in the right parietooccipital region of the head, flaccid paralysis of the right upper extremity, and a palpable mass in the right middle area of the abdomen.
severe birth asphyxia, congenital neurological defects), obvious chromosomal abnormalities, caput succedaneum, cephalhaematoma, neonatal meningitis or cranial haemorrhage, and babies delivered outside UNTH but later admitted to the NBSCU, were excluded from the study.
Most common of these was caput succedaneum seen in 68 of these babies.