The embryological development of the skin is summarized. Developmental abnormalities of the skin are discussed, as well as congenital and genetic conditions. Common inflammatory, blistering, and infective dermatoses are detailed, and there is a consideration of melanocytic and non-melanocytic tumors and lesions, with emphasis on those present from birth.


Skin Dermatopathology Pediatric Skin development Inherited skin disease Blistering Melanocytic Spitz Skin tumor Skin infection 


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  1. 1.Department of Cellular PathologyRoyal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle upon TyneUK

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