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