Treat a full range of pediatric skin disorders! Concise yet thorough, this clinically oriented reference presents exactly what you need to diagnose and treat numerous dermatologic conditions in neonates, infants, children, and adolescents. Each chapter follows a consistent structure, covering everything from clinical features, differential diagnosis, and treatment, patient education, and follow-up care. Patient Education sheets, included in the text, can be photocopied and distributed to help patients and caregivers follow treatment plans for optimal outcomes. The text's up-to-date information - combined with an easy-to-use organization and conversational writing style - make this the ideal "all-in-one" dermatology reference for diagnosing and treating pediatric patients.

Key Features

  • Find the guidance you need quickly and easily via a consistent chapter organization.
  • Increase your diagnostic accuracy thanks to nearly 600 illustrations which capture the way that conditions present in practice.
  • Implement effective therapeutic regimens with a convenient Dermatopharmacology and Topical Formulary.
  • Help your patients and their caregivers obtain better treatment outcomes with Patient Education sheets that can be photocopied and distributed.

Table of Contents

1. Structure and function of the skin

2. Evaluation of children with skin disease

3. Acne

4. Dermatitis

5. Bacterial infections (pyodermas) and spirochetal infections of the skin

6. Fungal and yeast infections of the skin

7. Infestations

8. Viral infections

9. Papulosquamous disorders

10. Sun sensitivity

11. Bullous diseases and mucocutaneous syndromes

12. Skin cysts and nodules

13. Vascular lesions

14. Vascular reactions: urticaria, erythemas and purpuras

15. Hair disorders

16. Nail disorders

17. Disorders of pigmentation: the white lesions and the brown lesions

18. Immobile and hypermobile skin

19. Genodermatoses

20. Drug eruptions

21. Skin diseases in newborns

22. Dermatopharmacology and topical formulary



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About the authors

William Weston

Affiliations and Expertise

William L. Weston, Emeritus Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital and University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO, USA

Alfred Lane

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Dermatology, Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Stanford Unviersity; Service Chief, Pediatric Dermatology, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA

Joseph Morelli

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado