Neonatal Pustular Melanosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 18, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Silverman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Neonatal candidiasis and syphilis should be considered. Erythema toxicum neonatorum has a degree of redness; herpes simplex is vesicular; benign neonatal cephalic pustulosis is not present at birth; incontinentia pigmenti has a mosaic, blaschkoid pattern. [9]

Differential Diagnoses