Dermatology is one of the main branches in pediatrics, and one of the major reasons for referral to your general pediatrician.

I hope this chapter will help you in many of these core medical conditions is pediatrics.   

Chapters of pediatric dermatology

Nevus sebaceous

Herpetic infection after circumcision with direct suction

Atopic dermatitis in children

Carotenemia – the orange baby

Uncombable hair syndrome

Seborrhea in infants and children

Geographic tongue

Everything you need to know about sun fungus (pityriasis versicolor) in children and adults

Pediatric hemangioma

Molluscum contagiosum (viral warts)

Everything you need to know about recurrent aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) in children (and adults)

Cutis marmorata

How to maintain oral hygiene in children

The use of sunscreen in children – what, how and why?

Diaper rash or diaper dermatitis?

Baby’s acne

Oral thrush (oral candidiasis) in children

Scarlet fever (Scarlatina)

Chickenpox (Varicella)

Mongolian blue spots

Suck blister

Bacterial skin infections

Herpetic skin infection (herpes gladiatorum)

Phytophotodermatitis – a phototoxic skin reaction

Jellyfish stings in children and adults


Herpes labialis (cold sore or fever blister)

How many nipples does a child have?


Baby’s nails

Teething in babies and children

Angular cheilitis in children

Brown recluse spider bites in children and adults

Bites in children (mostly mosquitos some insects and a few bees)

Recurrent skin infections