Pediatric Dermatology DDX Deck - 1st Edition

Pediatric Dermatology DDX Deck

1st Edition

Authors: William Weston Joseph Morelli
Imprint: Saunders


Consult the one-of-a-kind Pediatric DDx Deck for quick comparison and accurate diagnosis of pediatric dermatologic conditions! This deck of laminated cards, linked together at one corner, allows you to compare potential diagnoses visually side by side. Small enough to fit in your pocket, it’s the perfect quick reference for those on the front line of pediatric dermatological diagnosis.

Key Features

  • Quickly flip through more than 560 full-color photographs, comparing and contrasting clinical appearances side by side.
  • Access concise information on the back of each card regarding description, history, physical findings, and treatment, for more than 150 conditions.
  • Easily locate cross references (DDx-refs) to other potential diagnoses.
  • Find the most relevant condition more quickly with cards arranged according to skin appearance.
  • Diagnose children of all ages, including newborns with cards devoted to neonatal skin diseases.
  • Use the deck for quick diagnostic reference or for on-the-spot patient education.

Table of Contents


Section 1: Blisters (vesicles and bullae)

1 Herpes simplex infections

2 Varicella and herpes zoster

3 Hand, foot and mouth disease

4 Sucking blisters

5 Impetigo and ecthyma

6 Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS)

7 Miliaria

8 Dermatitis herpetiformis

9 Sunburn

10 Epidermolysis bullosa, non-scarring

11 Epidermolysis bullosa, scarring

12 Pemphigus

13 Linear IgA dermatosis

14 Pemphigoid

15 Incontinentia pigmenti

16 Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis

17 Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis

18 Bullous drug reactions

Section 2: Mucosal erosions (blister bases)

19 Aphthous ulcers

20 Stevens–Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)

21 Geographic tongue

22 Mucosal erosions in immunobullous and hereditary bullous diseases

Section 3: Pustular lesions

23 Folliculitis

24 Infantile acropustulosis

25 Acne and steroid rosacea

26 Transient neonatal pustular melanosis

27 Pyoderma gangrenosum

Section 4: Red papules and nodules

28 Furunculosis and cellulitis

29 Necrotizing fasciitis

30 Mycobacterial infections

31 Viral exanthems

32 Syphilis

33 Cutaneous larval migrans

34 Papular urticaria and spider bites

35 Erythema multiforme

36 Erythema nodosum

37 Panniculitis

38 Dermatofibromas

39 Keloids and hypertrophic scars

40 Angiofibromas

41 Tufted angiomas

42 Hemangioendothelioma

43 Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis

44 Malignant tumors of childhood

Section 5: Flat vascular lesions, blanching

45 Mottling

46 Cutis marmorata telangiectasia congenita

47 Livedoreticularis and periarteritis nodosa

48 Urticaria and dermographism

49 Port-w


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About the Author

William Weston

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor, Departments of Dermatology & Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

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