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FDA approves Eucrisa for atopic dermatitis in infants

March 25, 2020
The FDA approved Pfizer’s supplemental new drug application for Eucrisa ointment, 2%, for children as young as age 3 months with…

Guest Editorial

Pediatric Dermatology—A Review for the Pediatric Provider

Pediatric Annals, March 2020, Volume 49 Issue 3
Pediatricians and other pediatric providers are often faced with clinical care issues in pediatric dermatology, a field in which many receive little…

Special Issue Article

Atopic Dermatitis: Update on Pathogenesis and Therapy

Pediatric Annals, March 2020, Volume 49 Issue 3
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common inflammatory skin condition in pediatric patients. AD has long been associated with comorbidities including…

Special Issue Article

Cutaneous Drug Eruptions in Pediatrics—A Primer

Pediatric Annals, March 2020, Volume 49 Issue 3
Cutaneous adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are commonly seen in the pediatric population in both inpatient and outpatient settings and are important to…

Special Issue Article

Exanthematous Eruptions in Children

Pediatric Annals, March 2020, Volume 49 Issue 3
Childhood exanthems are commonly encountered by pediatricians in the hospital and the office. In the last several decades, we have seen a shift in…

Meeting News

Using isotretinoin to treat severe acne comes with important considerations

February 19, 2020
MAUI, HAWAII — Treating severe acne with isotretinoin comes with several important considerations, two experts told Maui Derm attendees…

In the Journals

Patients with ichthyosis more likely to have depression, anxiety

February 4, 2020
The effect of ichthyosis on mental health in children and adults leads to a higher prevalence of depression and anxiety, according to a research…

Meeting News

Dermatologists play role in measles, coronavirus prevention

January 28, 2020
MAUI, HAWAII — There are several ways that dermatologists in the United States can help infectious disease specialists keep the number of…

Meeting News

Panelists provide sneak peek at potential new psoriasis treatments

January 27, 2020
MAUI, HAWAII — Several different psoriasis treatments, including those that would provide much needed relief for pediatric patients, are…

Meeting News

Key takeaways from new pediatric psoriasis guidelines

January 27, 2020
MAUI, HAWAII — The triggers of pediatric psoriasis, assessments of the condition’s severity and details about treatments, are among some…

Meeting News

Experts discuss top derm news: Sunscreen, melanoma treatments and more

January 25, 2020
MAUI, HAWAII — The FDA decision to study sunscreen ingredients and societies teaming up to develop a guideline for pediatric psoriasis were…

In the Journals

Significant association found between maternal depression, childhood atopic dermatitis

January 24, 2020
There is a significant association between postpartum depression and maternal depression and higher odds of childhood atopic dermatitis, according to…

What's Your Diagnosis?

16-month-old female is admitted to PICU with concerns for sepsis

Infectious Diseases in Children, January 2020
James H. Brien, DO
A 16-month-old female is admitted to the PICU with fever and concerns for sepsis. A few weeks earlier, she had the onset of a generalized…

Meeting News

Maui Derm 2020 aims to send dermatologists home with ‘clinical pearls’

January 23, 2020
Some 500 dermatologists will gather in Maui at the end of January for the sixth annual Maui Derm for Dermatologists meeting. If all goes as planned…

In the Journals

Swab technique as effective as scrape method for diagnosing pediatric tinea capitis

January 21, 2020
Efficacy of the cotton swab-culture method for diagnosing tinea capitis in pediatric patients is indistinguishable to the scrape-culture method…

In the Journals

Community-acquired pneumonia may lead to mucocutaneous manifestations in children

January 8, 2020
Mucocutaneous manifestations were significantly more likely in children with community-acquired pneumonia due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae than in…

What's Your Diagnosis?

A 3-year-old male develops foot pain, gingival edema

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2019
James H. Brien, DO
A 3-year-old male living in Puerto Rico presented with progressive bilateral foot and lower extremity pain. He had been healthy until 4 months…

Spot the Rash

6-year-old girl presents with itchy rash on leg

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2019
Michele Khurana, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD
A 6-year-old girl presents with a rash on the back of her left leg for the past month. The rash is very itchy. She has a history of mild atopic…

In the Journals

Oral propranolol may be safe in infants with PHACE syndrome

December 20, 2019
Oral propranolol yielded no serious adverse events and few nonserious events in a cohort of infants with PHACE syndrome, according to a study…

In the Journals

Micronutrient deficiencies likely underdiagnosed in dermatologic inpatients

December 9, 2019
Patients hospitalized for dermatologic issues with concomitant micronutrient deficiencies had a significantly increased length of stay and higher…

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