Is common neonatal cephalic pustulosis (neonatal acne) triggered by Malassezia sympodialis?

@article{Niamba1998IsCN,
  title={Is common neonatal cephalic pustulosis (neonatal acne) triggered by Malassezia sympodialis?},
  author={Pascal Antoine Niamba and François X Weill and Jean Sarlangue and Christine Labr{\`e}ze and Bernard Couprie and A Ta{\"i}eh},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={134 8},
  pages={995-8}
}
BACKGROUND A type of neonatal cephalic pustulosis that is clinically similar to classic neonatal acne recently has been linked to Malassezia furfur infection. To correlate the mycological and clinical findings in neonates with cephalic pustulosis, we carried out a prospective case-control study in a neonatal unit from February to April 1997 using new techniques for classifying Malassezia species. OBSERVATIONS Nineteen patients with cephalic pustulosis and 19 controls younger than 45 days were… CONTINUE READING