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…

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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…

Lupus algorithm, pediatric psoriasis guidelines lead dermatology news

November 26, 2019
Clinical specialty setting and geographic region can affect the diagnosis timing of psoriatic arthritis, disease management and disease burden…

Meeting News

Exposure to TNF inhibitors increases psoriasis risk in children with IBD, JIA

November 25, 2019
Children with inflammatory bowel disease, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and chronic noninfectious osteomyelitis had an increased rate of psoriasis…

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VIDEO: 'Spectrum of cases' presented in live 'Spot the Rash' at IDC New York

November 23, 2019
NEW YORK — Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board Member Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at…

Six updates in pediatric dermatology: Researchers identify AD biomarkers in children, more

November 22, 2019
Researchers discovered a method to evaluate the cutaneous biomarkers of atopic dermatitis using minimally invasive tape strips, which may offer…

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Infant presents with severe diaper dermatitis

Infectious Diseases in Children, November 2019
James H. Brien, DO
A 4-week-old male is being seen for a 3-week history of severe diaper dermatitis. The rash has been treated with clotrimazole and a barrier cream…

Meeting News

Geronemus receives inaugural Vic Narurkar innovations award

November 19, 2019
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery awarded Roy G. Geronemus, MD, as its inaugural recipient of the Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in…

In the Journals

Experts publish ‘comprehensive’ pediatric psoriasis guidelines

November 18, 2019
The new guidelines from the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation are the first of its kind to focus on pediatric…

In the Journals

Melanoma rates decline among US adolescents, young adults

November 13, 2019
Incidence of invasive melanoma decreased among adolescents and young adults in the United States between 2006 and 2015, according to results of a…

In the Journals

Dupixent improves eczema severity in adolescents

November 6, 2019
Findings from a phase 3 clinical trial support the use of weight-based Dupixent dosing in adolescents with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis…

Expert: Propranolol is gold standard in infantile hemangiomas

November 5, 2019
The common historical approach of “wait and see” for infantile hemangiomas can lead to bad outcomes, according to Lawrence A. Schachner

FDA News

FDA approves minocycline topical foam for acne

October 22, 2019
The FDA has approved Amzeeq topical foam 4% for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 9…

FDA News

FDA asbestos testing prompts recall of one lot of baby powder

October 18, 2019
Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling one lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder product due to the presence of asbestos, according to a…

Meeting News

Taltz improves skin, itch, QoL in pediatric patients with psoriasis

October 17, 2019
Phase 3 data presented at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress demonstrated that treatment with Taltz resulted in a 75%…

Spot the Rash

4-year-old boy presents with bumpy facial rash

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
Michele Khurana, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD
A 4-year-old boy presents with a bumpy rash on the right side of his face for the past 5 months. The rash is neither pruritic nor painful. Before…

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2-month-old male with unusual blistering rash in the diaper area

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
James H. Brien, DO
A previously healthy, 2-month-old male is admitted to the hospital with an unusual blistering rash in the diaper area. The onset was a few days…

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