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Image Number 1792 (Erythema toxicum neonatorum)


Diagnosis: Erythema toxicum neonatorum

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 1


Description: Tiny follicular papules and pustules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Erythema toxicum neonatorum occurs in the majority of healthy full-term newborns, usually on the second or third day. Because it is so common dermatologists are usually consulted only for the most florid or atypical cases. This 3-day-old neonate presented with small follicular papules and pustules on an erythematous base. The lesions involved the face, trunk, and proximal extremities.The eruption has disappeared  by the 10th day. 


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