Dermatological Conditions We Treat

Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children's dermatology conditions. The following is a list of some the conditions we treat.

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Acne

Pimples with redness and discomfort caused by hair follicles becoming plugged with dead skin cells, sebum and bacteria.

Alopecia Areata

Condition characterized by loss of hair, usually in a localized patch or multiple patches, due to immune attack on the hair follicles.

Blistering Skin Disorders

Also called vesicles or bullae, small patches of separated skin layers, with fluid between them, most commonly caused by friction. Can also be reaction to heat, chemical, and allergic reaction.

Capillary Malformation - Arteriovenous Malformation Syndrome (CM-AVM)

An inherited syndrome, with a combination of both capillary and arteriovenous malformations, located in the soft tissue of the body or in the central nervous system.

Diaper Rash

Physical irritation or infection due to urine changing the skin pH level, allowing bacteria and fungi to grow.

Dry Skin

Dryness may be caused by or accompanied by several behaviors, environmental factors or health conditions.

Eczema

Atopic dermatitis, an inflammation that causes dry, itchy skin.

Epidermolysis Bullosa

A rare genetic condition causing fragile skin that blisters and tears with only minor friction or trauma. Internal organs can also be affected by certain variations of this disease.

Head Lice

Insects that invade the scalp and cause the child to itch and scratch the scalp. Lice eggs (nits) firmly attach to the hair and appear as small white dots.

Hemangiomas

Collections of extra blood vessels in the skin. One of the most common skin problems in the first year of life.

Ichthyosis

A genetic condition with thick, leathery skin, “ichthy” coming from the Greek word for fish, this condition is so named as the skin sometimes appears like fish scales.

Keratosis Pilaris

A benign condition characterized by flesh-colored to slightly red, rough, distinct bumps, usually found on the outer areas of the upper arms, thighs, and cheeks.