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    Common Skin Conditions in Children: Neonatal Skin Lesions.
    FP Essent 2017 Feb;453:11-17
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine Dermatology Residency Program, 410 Market St. Suite 400 CB#7715, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
    Skin findings during the initial month of life are ubiquitous. One study estimated that more than 95% of newborns have cutaneous findings, which often are distressing to parents but frequently are benign and self-limited. Among them are milia, cutis marmorata, congenital dermal melanocytosis, and the benign neonatal pustular eruptions (eg, benign cephalic pustulosis, erythema toxicum neonatorum, transient neonatal pustular melanosis). Read More

    Benign skin disease with pustules in the newborn.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Apr;91(2):124-34
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
    The neonatal period comprises the first four weeks of life. It is a period of adaptation where the skin often presents several changes: transient lesions, resulting from a physiological response, others as a consequence of transient diseases and some as markers of severe disorders. The presence of pustules in the skin of the newborn is always a reason for the family and for the assisting doctor to be worried, since the newborn is especially vulnerable to bacterial, viral or fungal infection. Read More

    [A neonate with pustules].
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2016 ;160:A9279
    Alrijne Ziekenhuis Leiden, afd.Kindergeneeskunde, Leiden.
    We describe a female neonate with non-grouped pustules directly postpartum without clinical signs of illness. There were no red maculae. At follow-up some pustules had turned to pigmented maculae, which confirmed the diagnosis of neonatal pustular melanosis. Read More

    Neonatal pustular dermatosis: an overview.
    Indian J Dermatol 2015 Mar-Apr;60(2):211
    Department of Skin and VD, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
    Neonatal pustular eruption is a group of disorders characterized by various forms of pustulosis seen in first 4 weeks of life. Its presentation is often similar with some subtle differences, which can be further established by few simple laboratory aids, to arrive at a definite diagnosis. Given their ubiquitous presentation, it is sometimes difficult to differentiate among self-limiting, noninfectious, pustular dermatosis such as erythema toxicum neonatorum, transient neonatal pustular melanosis, miliaria pustulosa, etc. Read More

    An unusual case of transient neonatal pustular melanosis: a diagnostic puzzle.
    Eur J Pediatr 2014 Dec 7;173(12):1655-8. Epub 2013 Dec 7.
    Department of Clinical-Surgical, Diagnostic and Paediatric Sciences, Institute of Dermatology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy,
    Unlabelled: A newborn's skin may exhibit a variety of changes during the first weeks of life, and rashes are extremely common in the neonatal period, representing a significant source of parental concern. In particular, a variety of skin eruptions can present as pustules. Most of them are innocuous and self-limiting, while others can be the manifestation of an infectious disease or even indicative of serious underlying disorders. Read More

    Skin findings in newborns and their relationship with maternal factors: observational research.
    Ann Dermatol 2013 Feb 14;25(1):1-4. Epub 2013 Feb 14.
    Department of Dermatology, Ankara Etlik Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
    Background: Cutaneous lesions are commonly seen in the newborn period and exhibit inconsistency from the skin lesions of an adult.

    Objective: The present study was carried out with an aim to determine the frequency of physiologic and pathologic cutaneous findings in newborns.

    Methods: Typically, 1234 newborns were included in this study. Read More

    Incidence of vesicobullous and erosive disorders of neonates.
    J Dermatol Case Rep 2011 Dec;5(4):58-63
    Department of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    Background: The entity vesicobullous disorders in neonates encompasses a varied spectrum of disorders varying from self limiting to potentially life threatening infectious diseases.

    Objective: To analyse the incidence of dermatoses in neonates, stress the importance of simple noninvasive diagnostic procedures with perspective to actual need of active intervention.

    Patients And Methods: Forty four neonates with vesicobullous lesions in departments of dermatology and pediatrics were evaluated with respect to diagnosis, required treatments and follow ups. Read More

    Incidence of Vesicobullous and Erosive Disorders of Neonates: Where and How Much to Worry?
    Indian J Pediatr 2011 Oct 25. Epub 2011 Oct 25.
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    Objective: To analyse the incidence of dermatoses in neonates, stress the importance of simple noninvasive diagnostic procedures with perspective to actual need of active intervention.

    Methods: Forty four neonates with vesicobullous lesions in Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics were evaluated with respect to diagnosis, required treatments and follow ups.

    Results: Of the total 44 neonates, 29 were boys and 15 girls. Read More

    [Transient pustular eruption in neonates].
    Arch Pediatr 2011 Mar 1;18(3):291-3. Epub 2011 Feb 1.
    Service de dermatologie - EPS La Rabta, La Rabta Hospital, rue Jabbari, 1007 Tunis, Tunisie.
    Transient neonatal pustular melanosis is a common, benign, but little known dermatosis in newborns. Diagnosis of transient neonatal pustular melanosis is made clinically, by the presence of vesiculopustular and pigmented macular skin lesions. This benign spontaneously regressive dermatosis should be distinguished from several serious infectious neonatal diseases. Read More

    An infant with transient neonatal pustular melanosis presenting as pustules.
    Pediatr Neonatol 2010 Dec;51(6):356-8
    Department of Pediatrics, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, No. 21 Sec. 2 Na Ya South Road, Panchiao, Taipei, Taiwan.
    Transient neonatal pustular melanosis is mostly found in full-term black infants. It is a benign and self-limited disease, and the etiology is still unknown. We present a full-term female neonate with multiple vesiculopustular and pigmented macular lesions found immediately after her birth. Read More

    [Dermatology of neonatal period--skin diseases undemanding of treatment].
    Przegl Lek 2009 ;66(9):535-7
    Ambulatorium z Izba Chorych, 6 Wojskowy Oddział Gospodarczy w Ustce.
    The skin of newborns differs from adult skin in many aspects. It is in the developing age which makes it difficult to fulfill it's correct function. There are diseases which appear in the first month of the infants life and require treatment. Read More

    Newborn skin: Part I. Common rashes.
    Am Fam Physician 2008 Jan;77(1):47-52
    Chestnut Hill Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
    Rashes are extremely common in newborns and can be a significant source of parental concern. Although most rashes are transient and benign, some require additional work-up. Erythema toxicum neonatorum, acne neonatorum, and transient neonatal pustular melanosis are transient vesiculopustular rashes that can be diagnosed clinically based on their distinctive appearances. Read More

    [Pustular and vesicular skin eruptions in newborns].
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2007 Feb;151(5):277-83
    Isala klinieken, Amalia Kinderafdeling, Postbus 10.400, 8000 GK Zwolle.
    Four neonates with vesicopustular skin eruptions, 1 girl and 3 boys, were diagnosed with feeding blisters, bullous impetigo, erythema toxicum neonatorum and transient neonatal pustular melanosis, respectively. The neonate with bullous impetigo was treated with antibiotics; the remaining neonates were not treated. The neonate with transient neonatal pustular melanosis developed hyperpigmentation, whereas the other neonates recovered without sequelae. Read More

    Langerhans cell histiocytosis of skin: a clinicopathologic analysis of five cases.
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006 May-Jun;72(3):211-4
    Department of Pathology, Govt. Medical College, Chandigarh, India.
    Background And Aims: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare proliferative disorder of histiocytes characterized by a proliferation of abnormal and clonal Langerhans cells. We retrospectively studied clinicopathologic features of this disorder in five cases.

    Methods: Clinical and histopathological findings of five cases of cutaneous LCH were reviewed based on the hospital records. Read More

    Pustular skin disorders: diagnosis and treatment.
    Am J Clin Dermatol 2002 ;3(6):389-400
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
    The differential diagnosis for pustular skin disorders is extensive. The distribution of the lesions and the age of the patient are characteristics that may provide strong clues to the etiology of cutaneous pustular eruptions. In adults, generalized pustular dermatoses include pustular psoriasis, Reiter's disease and subcorneal pustular dermatosis. Read More

    Neonatal eosinophilic pustular folliculitis.
    Clin Exp Dermatol 2001 May;26(3):251-5
    Department of Dermatology, King's College Hospital, London, UK.
    Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF) of infancy is a rare disorder which may begin in the neonatal period and cause considerable parental anxiety. It must be distinguished from other causes of a pustular eruption in neonates, including infection and erythema toxicum neonatorum, and rare disorders such as transient neonatal pustular melanosis, infantile acropustulosis and Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. Skin smears and occasionally skin biopsy may be necessary to reach a diagnosis. Read More

    Distinguishing vesicular and pustular disorders in the neonate.
    Curr Opin Pediatr 1997 Aug;9(4):396-405
    Northwestern University, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA.
    Vesicular and pustular disorders are common in the neonatal period. Most are benign, but several serious infectious and noninfectious diseases can present in the neonate. This review focuses on the clinical features of these disorders as well as recent advances in the field. Read More

    Dermatoses in newborns.
    Am Fam Physician 1997 Aug;56(2):443-50
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA.
    Benign dermatoses in newborns must be distinguished from more serious disorders with cutaneous manifestations. Erythema toxicum neonatorum, transient neonatal pustular melanosis, sucking blister, miliaria and mongolian spots are among the many benign skin conditions that can occur in newborns. Recognition of these dermatoses allows the physician to proceed appropriately, reassure the parents and initiate further evaluation or treatment as necessary. Read More

    Diagnosis and treatment of pustular disorders in the neonate.
    Pediatr Dermatol 1997 Mar-Apr;14(2):131-43
    Department of Dermatology, Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
    The diagnosis of a pustular dermatosis occurring during the first months of life is usually based on clinical findings. However, some cases may require simple investigations including microscopic examination of pustular content, cultures, and skin biopsies. The main benign transient neonatal types of pustulosis include erythema toxicum neonatorum, infantile acropustulosis, transient neonatal pustular melanosis, and neonatal acne. Read More

    Approach to dermatologic disorders in black children.
    Semin Dermatol 1995 Mar;14(1):15-20
    Department of Dermatology, State University of New York, Brooklyn 11203, USA.
    Skin diseases in black children differ because of pigment lability, fibroblastic activity, and folliular predominance. Normal findings may include Futcher's or Voight's line, linea alba, Mongolian spot, and pigmentation of the mucous membranes and nails. Disorders that are more frequent in black children are transient neonatal pustular melanosis, infantile acropustulosis, tinea capitis, pomade acne, traction alopecia, and proximal trichorrhexis nodosa. Read More

    [Pustular dermatoses in the neonatal period].
    Ann Pediatr (Paris) 1992 Sep;39(7):397-406
    Service de Dermatologie, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris.
    The diagnosis of pustular dermatosis occurring during the first months of life is usually based on clinical findings. However, some cases may require a few simple investigations including cytological studies, cultures, and skin biopsies. The most common causes of infectious pustular skin lesions include bacterial infections, which may be septicemic (with Listeria as the leading causative agent) or initially localized (staphylococcus); viral infections (varicella, herpes); fungal infections, i. Read More

    Sterile transient neonatal pustulosis is a precocious form of erythema toxicum neonatorum.
    Dermatology 1992 ;185(1):18-22
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario de Badalona Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona, Spain.
    A sterile pustular skin eruption was observed in 17 of 3,541 newborn infants examined over a period of 30 months. The skin eruption was always present at birth and fulfilled the clinical criteria of transient neonatal pustular melanosis (TNPM). However, some days after birth, all of them but 1 developed skin lesions typical of erythema toxicum neonatorum (ETN). Read More

    [Transient neonatal pustular melanosis].
    An Esp Pediatr 1990 Aug;33(2):117-9
    Servicio de Pediatría, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Badalona.
    Ten newborn infants with transient neonatal pustular melanosis are reported. The incidence (0.59%), the most noticeable clinical aspects and the differential diagnosis are pointed out. Read More

    [Infantile acropustulosis].
    Hautarzt 1989 Aug;40(8):501-3
    Dermatologische Universitätsklinik Ulm/Donau.
    Infantile acropustulosis starts in the first few months of life with the recurrent appearance of pruritic intraepidermal pustules containing neutrophils. Predilection sites are the hands and feet. Episodes of pustular eruptions lasting from 8 to 14 days are followed by longer intervals with no symptoms. Read More

    [Erythema toxicum neonatorum with pustulation versus transient neonatal pustular melanosis].
    Hautarzt 1985 Aug;36(8):475-7
    A girl with widespread vesicular pustular lesions present at birth is reported. The differential diagnosis is discussed, with an extreme eruption of erythema toxicum neonatorum and the newly described entity transient neonatal pustular melanosis (TNPM) under consideration. This benign, self-limited, pustular eruption, with lesions present at birth, requires no specific therapy, but must be distinguished from the neonatal skin manifestations of viral, bacterial and fungal diseases. Read More

    Transient neonatal pustular melanosis.
    Arch Dermatol 1979 Apr;115(4):458
    A black male infant had congenital lesions that consisted of pigmented macules, many of which had a peripheral collarette of scale, and vesicopustules. The appearance of this patient fit the clinical syndrome of transient neonatal pustular melanosis, a newly described vesicopustular disease of the newborn. Differential diagnosis in this patient included the following conditions: erythema toxicum neonatorum, staphylococcal pyoderma, and herpes simplex. Read More

    Transient neonatal pustular melanosis.
    J Pediatr 1976 May;88(5):831-5
    Newborn infants were observed with vesicopustular and pigmented macular skin lesions, which occurred more commonly in black and mature infants and which were distinct clinically and histopathologically from erythema toxicum. Histopathology of skin biopsies of the vesicopustules is characterized by polymorphonuclear infiltration. The lesions often present as, or evolve into, a pigmented macule and persist from three weeks to three months. Read More

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