Table 4: Distribution of physiological skin lesions with respect to maturity.

Skin lesionsFull termPretermPostterm
% % %

(1) Vernix caseosa 6292.545.911.5
(2) Physiological scaling 9792.3854.7632.85
(3) Sebaceous gland hyperplasia78988.25869.61182.01
(4) Milia17495.0873.821.09
(5) Epstein pearls 77687.09889.8273.03
(6) Hypertrichosis29383%5315.0171.99
(7) Miniature puberty
 (a) Hypertrophy of clitoris 23100
 (b) Hypertrophy of mammary glands69923434
 (c) Vaginal discharge3394.2925.7
(8) Pigmentary changes due to melanin
  (a) Epidermal
  Linea nigra 41793.70184.04102.24
  Pigmentation of pinna 12886.295611.29122.41
  Knuckle pigmentation 53592.40315.35132.24
  Genital pigmentation18390.60125.9473.46
  Axillary pigmentation 24194.1483.1372.73
 (b) Dermal
  Mongolian spot76590.31688.02141.65
(9) Pigmentation other than melanin
 Physiological scaling 3100
(10) Color changes from vascular abnormalities
 Acrocyanosis27087.373210.3572.26
 Harlequin color change 4100
 Cutis marmorata 2873.681026.31