pediatric dermatology

Pruritic Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 6/4
pruritic rash
This healthy 2-year-old female presents with a 2-day history of the pruritic rash seen here. She had mild edema of the dorsal hands and feet and positive dermatographism on exam. All lesions were transient, lasting less than 24 hours in the same location. She was otherwise well and her parents denied any fever or systemic symptoms. What is the best diagnosis? A. Serum sickness-like reaction …
Beyond the Basics: Systemic Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis and Evaluation of Infantile Hemangiomas
Infantile Hemangiomas
by Edita Newton, MD on
To kick off ODAC 2021, Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian, MD, tackled two clinical dilemmas that are frequently seen among pediatric patients in the dermatology office: poorly controlled atopic dermatitis and infantile hemangiomas. Dr. Kirkorian reviewed currently available systemic therapies for atopic dermatitis as well those in the drug development pipeline. She went into detail about how she utilizes he …
Psoriasis – Friday Pop Quiz 02/05
What is the most likely diagnosis in this 16-year-old patient who developed this generalized eruption two weeks after onset of a sore throat due to strep infection? A. Psoriasis B. Pityriasis rosea C. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma D. Contact dermatitis E. Lichen planus To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner D …
Patient Buzz: Teen Skin Care
Teen skin care
by Allison Sit on
Seventeen recently wrote an article sharing skin care advice dermatologists give their own teens. For expert advice on how to counsel teens in caring for their skin, I consulted dermatologist Candrice Heath, MD, assistant professor at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Dr. Heath is board-certified in dermatology, pediatrics, and pediatric dermatology. What are the most impo …
The Big Bad Wolves in Pediatric Dermatology
pediatric dermatology
by Saleh Rachidi, MD, PhD on
Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolves in pediatric dermatology? Whether in clinic or in the wards, we all have some bad wolves we hope not to encounter, and others that do not fail to surprise dermatologists. Here, I share a few of them as presented by Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian at the 2020 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, including Mycoplasma-induced Rash and Mucositis (MIRM), Sta …