Milia. A milium is a white papule, 1–2 mm in size, composed of laminated,
keratinous material and situated as a solid cyst in a pilosebaceous follicle.
Milia are fairly common on the brow, glabella, and nose in newborn infants and
in such infants tend to disappear quickly and spontaneously. There may be few
or many, and they may develop later in infancy, in childhood, and in
adolescence. In older children and adolescents, they tend to macules may be
sparse or numerous and resolve without residua over a period of several weeks
to several months.
Color Atlas of Pediatric
Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal
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