Pediatric Dermatology



The study of pediatric skin of color encompasses a variety of beautiful birthmarks, reactive pigmentary changes, and altered disease morphologies and prevalences compared to patients with fair skin. This chapter discusses noteworthy congenital and acquired conditions in children with darker skin, including their psychosocial impact.


Pediatric dermatology Pigmentary birthmarks and disorders Secondary dyspigmentation Atopic dermatitis Pediatric malignancy Psychosocial issues in pediatric dermatology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyBoston University Medical CenterBostonUSA
  2. 2.Boston University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyBoston University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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