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Infant 2 m/o with occipital lymph nodes on each side of the head? is it normal? he has a severe case of seborheic dermatitis (head, cheeks, forehead)

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Very common: Enlarged occipital lymph nodes are commonly found in children who have had rashes, infections or mild trauma to the scalp. These are generally of no significant clinical consequence and often reduce in size with time.
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