Harlequin Sign


Harlequin Sign

Harlequin Sign – recurrent episodes of asymmetrical skin color, last 1-20 minutes

Harlequin color change is a cutaneous condition seen in newborn babies characterized by momentary red color changes of half the child, sharply demarcated at the body’s midline.


[1] Reference:

New State Board Examination 3rd Edition – Appleton and Lange’s Review of Nursing



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