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  1. Biologic Treatments for Psoriasis

    The past decade has seen some promising advances in the treatment of psoriasis, specifically the use of biologic drugs. Learn more about how biologics work and how they are given.

  2. Neurofibromatosis

    Neurofibromatosis, cafe au lait macule. Well-demarcated uniform brown macule on the buttock of a patient with neurofibromatosis.

  3. Milia

    Milia. A milium is a white papule, 1–2 mm in size, composed of laminated, keratinous material and situated as a solid cyst in a pilosebaceous follicle. Milia are fairly common on the brow, glabella, and nose in newborn infants and in such infants tend to disappear quickly and spontaneously. There may be few or many, and they may develop later in infancy, in childhood, and in adolescence. In older children and adolescents, they tend to macules may be sparse or numerous and resolve without residua over a period of several weeks to several months.

  4. Multiple Lentigines Syndrome on Face

    Scattered brown macules on the back of an individual with multiple lentigines syndrome.

  5. Drugs That Can Trigger Psoriasis Flares

    A look at medicines that can make your psoriasis worse, and alternate treatments you can try instead.

  6. Perioral Dermatitis

    Perioral dermatitis. Scattered inflammatory papules, erythema, and scale in a child who has been applying topical steroids to the area.

  7. Neurofibromatosis: Crowe's Sign

    Neurofibromatosis, Crowe's sign. Axillary freckling in a child with neurofibromatosis.

  8. Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum. Close-up of dome shaped umbilicated papules.

  9. Nickel Contact Dermatitis from Necklace

    Nickel contact dermatitis. Allergy to nickel is one of the most common causes of contact dermatitis in children. Infants may present with skin lesions corresponding to the location of snaps on their pajamas or other garments. Older children may show reactions to watches, chains, belt buckles, or earrings.

  10. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

    Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Scattered dark brown macules on the lips and buccal mucosa of a child with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. The pigmented macules on the lips may fade with time, but the intraoral pigmentation persists for life.

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