• synonyms

erythema toxicum neonatorum

[ nē′ō-nā-tôrəm ]


A common temporary eruption of erythema, small papules, and occasionally pustules in newborns, associated with contact dermatitis or hypersensitivity to milk or other allergens.

Nearby words

erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, erythema nodosum leprosum, erythema pernio, erythema toxicum, erythema toxicum neonatorum, erythematovesicular, erythorbate, erythorbic acid, erythraemia, erythralgia
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