Milia

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD

The whitish lesions on the nose and chin of this neonate are milia-tiny keratinous inclusion cysts that occur mainly on and around the nose.

The whitish lesions on the nose and chin of this neonate are milia-tiny keratinous inclusion cysts that occur mainly on and around the nose. Up to 40% of full-term infants have milia, which usually disappear spontaneously within a few weeks to a few months.