Author: A/Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2008. Updated April 2014.
What is neonatalcephalicpustulosis?
Neonatal cephalic pustulosis is a variant of neonatal acne (see acne in children). It is a pustulareruption 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).