pediatric dermatology

Controversies in Pediatric Dermatology: Systemic Therapies
Controversies in Pediatric Dermatology
by Olivia Lai, MD on
Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian, Interim Chief of Dermatology at Children's National Health System and Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, summarizes recent controversies in the field of pediatric dermatology regarding the usage of systemic therapies in children. This article will provide an overview of the following: …
Pediatric Dermatology – Friday Pop Quiz 2/1
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
You are called to the neonatal intensive care unit for evaluation of a newborn with congenital absence of skin on the lower extremities as illustrated in the figure. The most likely associated defect is: A.) Collagen IV B.) Collagen VII C.) BPAG1 D.) BPAG2 E.) Alpha-6-beta-4-integrin To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Test your knowledge at Derm In-Re …
Primary Cicatricial Alopecias in Black Women
Alopecia
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Hair Apparent: A Multi-Part Series on Hair Disorders - Part II If you missed Part I, click here. Dermatology residents from throughout the Washington DC area recently convened at the Georgetown University MedStar Washington Hospital Center Hair Disorders Symposium, where distinguished experts in the field of hair disorders discussed the evaluation, work-up, and treatment of a wide variety of a …
Hair Apparent: A Multi-Part Series on Hair Disorders Part I – A Clinical Approach to Hair Loss in Pediatric Patients
hair disorders
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Physicians from throughout the Washington DC area recently convened at the Georgetown University MedStar Washington Hospital Center Hair Disorders Symposium, where distinguished experts in the field of hair disorders discussed the evaluation, work-up, and treatment of a wide variety of alopecias and scalp disorders. A treasure trove of clinical pearls was shared along the way, and the attendees le …