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.