Top 5 of 2016: Pediatric dermatology

December 5, 2016

This year has seen many advancements in pediatric dermatologic care spanning inflammatory conditions to skin cancer as well as the nuances of these conditions in skin of color patients. These are the top 5 pediatric articles of 2016 from Dermatology Times.

This year has seen many advancements in pediatric dermatologic care spanning inflammatory conditions to skin cancer as well as the nuances of these conditions in skin of color patients. These are the top 5 pediatric articles of 2016 from Dermatology Times.  

Pediatric psoriasis prognosis, management insights

Accumulating information about triggers for psoriasis in children, comorbidities, and genetics has implications for improving clinical care, according to dermatologists who provided updates on these topics at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. >> Read More

Study offers new insight into pediatric eczema

For the first time, researchers have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) - a finding that challenges the notion of filaggrin's central role in disease elicitation and instigation of the atopic march, according to a new study. >> Read More

Clinical acumen key for identifying pediatric melanoma   

Timely diagnosis of melanoma in children requires that dermatologists maintain a high index of suspicion, recognizing that these malignancies are rare in the pediatric age group and may have diverse presentations with atypical clinical features. >> Read More

Update on pediatric acne treatments

Dividing the pediatric population into three age group helps streamline effective diagnosis and treatment for acne. >> Read More

Common pediatric disorders in skin of color

While pediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities among skin of color and lighter-skin children, there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types, according to Nanette Silverberg, M.D. >> Read More