Medical Specialties

Conditions

    Atopic dermatitis

    Atopic dermatitis is a long-term (chronic) skin condition. It causes dry, itchy skin. It’s a very common condition in babies and children. It usually first appears between ages 3 and 6 months.

    Biopsy

    Congenital and Acquired Nevi/Moles

    Detailed information on benign skin growths, including dermatofibromas, dermoid cyst, freckles, keloids, lipomas, moles, atypical moles, pyogenic granulomas

    Cutis Maramata Telangiectasia Congenita

    Dermatophytosis

    Epidermal Nevus

    Epidermolysis Bullosa

    Excisions of Lesions

    Hemangioma

    Hemangiomas are growths of blood vessels. They’re also called birthmarks. But they often can't be seen at birth. They usually form in the first few weeks of life.

    Incontinentia Pigmenti

    Laser Therapy

    Lupus

    Many women with lupus give birth to healthy children. The key to a successful pregnancy is know how lupus affects your body.

    Mastocytosis

    Nail Dystrophy and Nail Disorders

    Nevus Sebaceous

    Pityriasis Rosea

    Pityriasis rosea is a mild, common rash. It causes the skin to become scaly, pink, and inflamed. The rash can last from 1 to 3 months and usually leaves no lasting marks. This rash is not contagious.

    Port Wine Stain

    Detailed information on birthmarks and the different types, including vascular birthmarks, hemangiomas, and port-wine stains.

    Psoriasis

    Psoriatic arthritis is a rare form of arthritis or joint inflammation that affects both skin and joints. It can occur in people who have psoriasis, a skin and nail disease.

    Rashes Secondary to Underlying Pathologies and Syndromes

    Scabies

    Scabies is an infestation of tiny bugs called mites on the skin. It causes a small red rash and intense itching. This infection is very contagious. It often spreads from child to child while children are sleeping together in the same bed or have close personal contact.

    Seborrhea

    Cradle cap (infant seborrheic dermatitis) is scaly patches on a baby's scalp. Cradle cap isn’t serious, but it can cause thick crusting and white or yellow scales. Some babies can also have seborrheic dermatitis in the diaper area, and on the face, neck, and trunk. Cradle cap usually clears up within the first year.

    Tineas

    Ringworm is a type of skin infection cause by a fungus. It looks like a red skin rash that forms a ring around normal-looking skin. Ringworm can be of several types.

    Urticaria

    Urticaria, or hives, is a problem in which red, itchy, and swollen areas show up on the skin. It usually happens as an allergic reaction from eating certain foods or taking certain medicines.  Though, sometimes the cause may be unknown. Hives can vary in size from one-half inch to several inches in size. Hives can show up all over the body or just on one part of the body.

    Vitiligo

    Xanthogranuloma

    Xeroderma Pigmentosum