5 facts to know about skin disease and self-esteem

October 10, 2016

Physical appearance can have a significant impact on the psychosocial health of children and adolescents, especially with identity and self-esteem.

Common pediatric disorders in skin of color

October 01, 2016

Although pediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities among children with skin of color and lighter-skinned children, there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types.

Diagnosing PCOS: what to look for

October 13, 2014

Menstrual irregularity, acne, and other characteristics often seen in adolescent girls may be misdiagnosed as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

Isotretinoin risks in acne treatment

October 01, 2014

When it comes to isotretinoin, dermatology experts say, pediatricians should advise parents not to believe everything they read online. Furthermore, patients can't always be relied upon to comply with the birth-control requirements for using the drug.

An approach to acne management

May 01, 2013

Acne flare-ups in adolescents respond best to treatment when patients and parents understand what acne is, follow their therapy guidelines, and have reasonable expectations about what therapy can achieve.