Neonatal (New Born) - Temporary Conditions
Neonatal (new born baby) skin is similar to adult skin structurally but less functional.
There are certain conditions that occur in neonates but persist for a very short period. Some of the common ones are:
Milia: These are small pin point whitish boils.
Acne: Pimples which appear due to circulating maternal hormones.
Mongolian Spots: These are greenish patch on the lower back, buttocks or shoulders.
Flat Haemangioma: these are Pinkish / Reddish patches on forehead or back of the neck.
Peeling of Skin: It is commonly seen on palms and soles.
Suction Blister: It is blisters on fingers, due to sucking action in the uterus.
Cradle Cap: It is a thick scaly greasy patches on the scalp.
Neonatal (new born baby) skin