Picture of Transient Neonatal Pustular Melanosis
Transient neonatal pustular melanosis is an uncommon benign pustular condition presenting in newborn infants. It is also known as transient neonatal pustular dermatosis and transient neonatal pustulosis.
It affects 0.2–4% of newborn infants in the first few days of life. It is more common in African American babies than white American babies, affecting 4.4% of African American. The cause of transient neonatal pustular melanosis is unknown. No treatment is necessary for transient neonatal pustular melanosis, as it is self-resolving and has no long-term complications