Author | Teresa G. Holtrop, MD


Photoclinic: Symmetric Ankle Bruises

September 01, 2005

The mother of this 5-month-old infant was concerned about the lesions that appeared on her son's inner ankles after he had spent the day with his babysitter. The lesions had not been present when the child was dropped off earlier that morning. His grandmother feared they might be cigarette burns.