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Figure 7.14. Appearance of the heels of a low birth-weight premature infant after repeated "heel-sticks." This can be avoided by warming of the heel and more gentle squeezing of the heel when collecting blood. Miscalculation of the water temperature when warming a heel may cause scalding and a skin burn. (Landers, S.)

Figure 7.13. Slightly fluctuant erythematous midline back lesion in an infant with a staphylococcal abscess following lumbar puncture.

Figure 7.14. Appearance of the heels of a low birth-weight premature infant after repeated "heel-sticks." This can be avoided by warming of the heel and more gentle squeezing of the heel when collecting blood. Miscalculation of the water temperature when warming a heel may cause scalding and a skin burn. (Landers, S.)

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