Pediatric Dermatology

Probiotics may improve pediatric AD symptomsA daily capsule of a cocktail of probiotics may reduce both the severity symptoms in moderate atopic dermatitis and the need for topical corticosteroids to treat symptom flare ups in children.
EB’s great hopePediatricians respond to the first successful gene therapy treatment for epidermolysis bullosa.
Pediatric dermatology updatesIn this article, Drs. Lawrence Eichenfield and Jessica Sprague review some of the most significant findings and developments in pediatric dermatology from the last year beginning with the availability of biologic agents for pediatric psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
NPF offers a new patient information resource for a pediatric audienceNational Psoriasis Foundation has launched a new website specifically designed for the information needs of children and teens who have psoriatic arthritis.
Natural resolution molluscum contagiosum infection may be bestEvidence does not support use of common treatments for molluscum contagiosum infections. Natural resolution may be best.
Vitamin D deficiency associated with pediatric obesityVitamin D deficiency in children is associated with being overweight while sufficiency is associated with a healthy BMI, researchers reported in December.
Can you identify atopic dermatitis phenotypes in children?In this slideshow, we summarize the phenotypes associated with childhood atopic dermatitis as addressed recently in JAMA Pediatrics.