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Author: A/Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2008. Updated April 2014.
Neonatal cephalic pustulosis is a variant of neonatal acne (see acne in children). It is a pustular eruption arising on the face and/or scalp of newborn babies, often during the third week. Unlike true neonatal acne, there are no comedones (blackheads, whiteheads).
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