Pediatric Dermatology Topics
- Skin Rashes
- Chicken Pox
- Poison Ivy (28)
- Acne (17)
- Birthmarks (9)
- Eczema (26)
- Warts (14)
Review pictures of common childhood skin rashes, including ringworm, chicken pox, eczema, measles, insect bites, diaper rashes, and yeast infections, to help you become familiar with common conditions that might be causing your child's rash.
Take a Bleach Bath
Dilute bleach baths have long been recommended to help children with recurrent skin infections, especially those with hard to control eczema. Learn the proper way to take a bleach bath with diluted bleach, which can help to prevent infections, including MRSA.
Spider Bites vs MRSA
A classic sign of an MRSA infection is that people will describe the area as looking like a spider bite. You don't want to delay the treatment for a resistant staph infection because you are treating a spider bite that your child never really had, so learn the differences.
Dry skin is a common problem for kids, especially in the summer and winter seasons. Learn how to prevent and treat your child's dry skin problems.
Scarlet Fever Symptoms
Review the symptoms of scarlet fever, which includes a red, sand papery rash, fever, and sore throat.
Treatments for Itching
Review common treatments for itching that can provide some relief for itchy kids with rashes, including many over-the-counter 'anti-itch' type medications.
Review the causes and treatments for baby acne.
Read about what might be causing a white bump on an infant's gums.
Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition in which keratin, a protein in the skin, forms hard plugs within hair follicles. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of keratosis pilaris.
Learn more about Mongolian Spots, a birthmark that looks like a bruise.
Information about various skin conditions - what causes them, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
Acrodermatitis - Adam Health Encyclopedia
Review the symptoms and treatments of papular acrodermatitis of childhood, which is also called Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.
Contact Dermatitis - Adam Health Encyclopedia
Contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin caused by direct contact with an irritating or allergy-causing substance, like poison ivy, nickel, cosmetics, etc.
Find A Dermatologist
Find a dermatologist in your area.
Find a Pediatric Dermatologist
Under 'Specialties,' choose Pediatric Dermatology to find a Pediatric Dermatologist in your area.
Pediatric Dermatology Atlas
Look at over 2000 pediatric images, including such common conditions as granuloma annulare, psoriasis, acne, eczema, chickenpox, chelitis, lichen striatus, impetigo, kertasis pilaris, and geographic tongue. Don't know what your child has? Browse these pictures to help you figure it out.
Children's Skin Care
Articles from the American Academy of Pediatrics on common skin conditions, cradle cap, eczema, warts, head lice, hives, poison ivy, impetigo, newborn rashes, sun, warts, and treating acne and diaper rashes.
View over 2000 dermatology images with diagnosis, description and comments. Their Differential section allows you to enter a description of a rash and search for images and a diagnosis. Use the Advanced Search feature to look for just pediatric pictures.
Information on more than 250 skin conditions (including pityriasis rosea, erythema multiforme, papular urticaria, vitiligo, Gianotti Crosti Syndrome) and treatments from the New Zealand Dermatological Society. Descriptions of skin diseases include a lot of pictures and treatment options.
An online medical textbook which includes an extensive list of dermatology topics, including those caused by allergies (hives/urticaria), infections, pigment problems (vitiligo, pityriasis alba), and nail conditions.
Skin, Hair, and Nails
Learn about your child's skin, hair and nails, including basic anatomy, normal physiology, and common diseases, conditions, and dysfunctions that your kids may have.
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
A national organization dedicated to the field of Pediatric Dermatology, with a fairly complete list of dermatology related web links, including associations and organizations, patient support groups, and medical references.