FDA approves early, pre-approval trials for pediatric cases
The worried mother of an 11-year-old boy arrives at the office for evaluation of an asymptomatic bumpy rash that appeared suddenly in his right groin a month ago, and that has now extended all the way down to his right ankle. What's the diagnosis?
Adding emollients to bath water for eczema relief doesn’t help improve the condition, but costs a lot more than topical treatments.
Pediatric melanomas are often misdiagnosed by physicians. Adolescents have a more aggressive disease course than children and are treated with adult protocols leading to chronic morbidity.
Oral propranolol may be safe for infants with uncomplicated hemangiomas, but for those with underlying health conditions, it may not always be the treatment of choice.
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.
A 9-year-old boy presents for evaluation of white spots on his hands, elbows, knees, and legs. There is also a ring around a mole on his back. The patient’s parents first noted areas of depigmentation on his trunk and extremities, and his lesions have spread particularly in areas of trauma. The lesions were most noticeable in the summer when tanning increased the contrast between the involved and uninvolved areas of his body.
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.