Author | Kirk Barber, MD, FRCPC

Articles

Resistant "Diaper Rashes"

February 01, 2008

The photos presented this month reveal disease entities I have seen that did not respond to conventional therapy and that became resistant "diaper rashes." You may have seen some of these "bottoms" in previous issues of Consultant For Pediatricians. Next to each photograph, I have given several clues to the diagnosis. See if you can match these clues with the diagnostic choices listed below. You can check to see whether your diagnostic choices are correct on page 61.

Trachyonychia in a School-Aged Girl

January 01, 2008

The mother of this school-aged girl is concerned that her child has a fungal infection in her fingernails and that the nails are destroyed forever. Your examination reveals that all 20 of her nail plates are affected similarly.

Focus on Head Lice

November 01, 2007

A 13-year-old girl comes to your office in tears. Her mother wants to cut off her hair.

Incontinentia Pigmenti and Hypomelanosis of Ito

October 01, 2007

This skin condition is present at birth and usually has significant systemic manifestations. Would you be able to identify it in the nursery?