pediatric dermatology

Severe Psoriasis Presenting in 3-Year-Old Child With Nail Dystrophy: Response to Biologic Treatment
psoriasis
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Psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, affects about 2% of children. A small subset have isolated nail involvement refractory to topical treatment that can be disabling. The development of targeted biologic agents offers safe, effective options for children with moderate-to-severe skin and nail disease. A few are now Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for children. INTRODUCTIO …
JDD November 2022 Issue Highlights | Lasers, Light Sources, and Devices
lasers
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The November issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on lasers, lights sources, and devices featuring original articles and case reports exploring topics such as combination of platelet rich plasma and 1550 nm fractional laser for androgenetic alopecia, safety of combination laser procedures in single clinic visit, efficacy of a fractionated 1540 nm erbium glass laser in the tre …
Pediatric Verrucous Psoriasis: A Case Report in a Pediatric Patient
Pediatric Verrucous Psoriasis
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Verrucous psoriasis (VP) is a rare histologic variant of psoriasis. To date, fewer than 40 cases have been reported, with pediatric cases representing an exceedingly small fraction. Treatment options are limited, and the disease is often refractory to conventional methods. Herein, JDD authors Samantha Sherkin OMS-IV, Christian Summa OMS-IV, David Crasto DO, Zackary Whitney DO, Lazlo Karai MD PhD, …
Pediatric Scaling Diseases: An Approach to Pediatric Psoriasis
Pediatric Psoriasis
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
Dr. Lawrence F. Eichenfield, meeting co-chair for the 17th Annual Women’s and Pediatric Dermatology Seminar, kicked off session III with a superb talk titled “Scaling the Heights…and Below, Pediatric Scaling Diseases: Psoriasis and Others”,  giving us a bird’s eye view on the old and the new regarding pediatric psoriasis. Dr. Eichenfield is a complete rock star and served as a valued …
Choosing Your Career Path After Dermatology Residency: Are You Ready?
dermatology residency
by Emily Murphy, MD on
At the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference, a resident directed series included a panel on choosing your next steps after dermatology residency – Fellowship, Academics, or Private Practice, It’s Decision Time. The panel had an impressive group of dermatologists who answered a series of questions about paving our future paths in dermatology. Here are our panel members, in …