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Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum Medication

  • Author: Neil F Gibbs, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
 
Updated: Apr 12, 2016
 
 

Medication Summary

No local or systemic treatment is required.

 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Neil F Gibbs, MD Voluntary Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine (Dermatology), University of California, San Diego School of Medicine; Residency Program Director, Pediatric Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego; Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (Secondary), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland

Neil F Gibbs, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Association of Military Dermatologists, Society for Pediatric Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Meghan E Seago, MD Staff Dermatologist, US Naval Hospital Guam

Meghan E Seago, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Massachusetts Medical Society, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Van Perry, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Van Perry, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

William D James, MD Paul R Gross Professor of Dermatology, Vice-Chairman, Residency Program Director, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

William D James, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

Eleanor E Sahn, MD Director, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Associate Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina

Eleanor E Sahn, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, Southern Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgements

Trisha C Beute, MD Staff Physician, Department of Dermatology, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth

Trisha C Beute, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha and American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Robert Huff, MD Dermatology, Inc

Robert Huff, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology and Phi Beta Kappa

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Eleanor E Sahn, MD Director, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Associate Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina

Eleanor E Sahn, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, and Southern Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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A 5-day-old newborn with erythematous papules with surrounding indistinct blotchy erythema visible on the abdomen. Image courtesy of Jining I. Wang, MD.
Yellow pustules, some with evidence of rupture, in a full-term infant at 6 hours of life.
Erythematous blotchy patches localized to the trunk in a neonate.
A Wright-Giemsa stain performed on the contents of a ruptured pustule reveal numerous eosinophils.
 
 
 
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