Photos taken by parents and submitted by smartphone are usually of sufficient quality to allow accurate diagnosis of some common pediatric skin conditions, results of a recent study in JAMA Dermatology suggests.
Pediatric dermatologist Alanna Bree, M.D., left a secure position with a well-respected hospital to embark on a faith-filled professional journey. In this profile, Dr. Bree shares her story of practice, discovery and renewal.
Bronchial hyperreactivity associated with propranolol treatment for infantile hemangiomas may be due to age and low body weight, study shows.
Stress factors mothers experience before, during and soon after pregnancy can increase eczema risk in their children, according to a systematic review published Feb. 25, 2018 in The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Pediatricians respond to the first successful gene therapy treatment for epidermolysis bullosa.
A daily capsule of a cocktail of probiotics may reduce both the severity symptoms in moderate atopic dermatitis and the need for topical corticosteroids to treat symptom flare ups in children.
In this article, Drs. Lawrence Eichenfield and Jessica Sprague review some of the most significant findings and developments in pediatric dermatology from the last year beginning with the availability of biologic agents for pediatric psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
National Psoriasis Foundation has launched a new website specifically designed for the information needs of children and teens who have psoriatic arthritis.
Evidence does not support use of common treatments for molluscum contagiosum infections. Natural resolution may be best.
Vitamin D deficiency in children is associated with being overweight while sufficiency is associated with a healthy BMI, researchers reported in December.