pediatric dermatology

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 …
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
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 …