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Transient Neonatal Pustular Melanosis Medication

  • Author: Jennifer Sorrell, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
 
Updated: May 16, 2016
 
 

Medication Summary

No medication is necessary for transient neonatal pustular melanosis.

 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Jennifer Sorrell, MD Resident Physician, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University,The Feinberg School of Medicine

Jennifer Sorrell, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Chicago Dermatological Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Anne Elizabeth Laumann, MBChB, MRCP(UK), FAAD Professor of Dermatology, Chief of General Dermatology, Director of the Collagen Vascular Disorders Clinic, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine

Anne Elizabeth Laumann, MBChB, MRCP(UK), FAAD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Association of Professors of Dermatology, British Association of Dermatologists, Chicago Dermatological Society, Chicago Medical Society, Illinois Dermatological Society, Illinois State Medical Society, Medical Dermatology Society, Society for Investigative Dermatology, Women's Dermatologic 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.

Acknowledgements

The authors and editors of Medscape Drugs & Diseases gratefully acknowledge the contributions of previous author, Britt A Durham, MD, to the development and writing of this article.

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Ruptured pustules and vesicles with remaining characteristic collarette of scale and brown hyperpigmented macules. Courtesy of Anthony J. Mancini, MD.
 
 
 
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