Paging Pediatric Dermatology to the Emergency Room!
Pediatric Dermatology EmergenciesPediatric dermatologic emergencies are very real, highlights Dr. Kalyani Marathe, Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati, who lectured during ODAC 2023. Pediatric dermatologic emergencies represent almost 4% of emergency room visits, and of those, most are related to chronic skin disease, drug eruptions, and infections. Here, we will review some of those …
Pediatric Dermatology Emergencies
Antibiotics and Acne: the Bad, the Good, and the Brand New
Acne & AntibioticsTomorrow when we arrive into clinic (or this afternoon if you are reading this during your lunch break), we will invariably be greeted with patients who struggle with one of the most common diseases we treat – acne.  More than likely, we will reach for topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, and the occasional systemic antibiotic.  Evidence supports the short-term use of systemic antibiotics t …
Acne & Antibiotics
Erythema Migrans – Friday Pop Quiz 12/20
erythema migrans A 27 year-old woman who is 30 weeks pregnant presents with erythema migrans. The treatment of choice for this patient is: A. Doxycycline B. Erythromycin C. Chloramphenicol D. Clindamycin E. Amoxicillin To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks.   …
erythema migrans