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.