Pediatric Dermatology

Mohs micrographic presents challenges in kids
November 25, 2020

While Mohs micrographic surgery is well established as a safe and effective therapeutic modality in adult patients, it is not as commonly used in pediatric populations. There are unique challenges to performing Mohs surgery on pediatric patients, especially with patient cooperation. Multidisciplinary planning may be needed.

Infant eczema impacts food allergy plan
November 10, 2020

Infants with eczema may require different approaches to preventing food allergies, including early introduction of peanuts to increase oral exposure to allergens before skin exposure.

Dupilumab provides option for severe AD in younger children
October 21, 2020

In a recent phase 3 trial, dupilumab (Dupixent, Sanofi and Regeneron) demonstrated positive results in itch reduction, skin clearance and quality-of-life. Indicating the biologic as a viable treatment option for severe atopic dermatitis in younger children.