Pediatric Dermatology Update: Clinical Pearls from Albert Yan, MD

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  • Treatment of molluscum can result in stereotypical ID reactions resembling Gianotti-Crosti syndrome
  • Papular-purpuric gloves and socks eruption resembles RMSF, but is painful and caused by a virus
  • Candidal diaper dermatitis can be treated with mupirocin
  • Kerions may become less symptomatic with oral corticosteroid
  • Atypical mongolian spots may indicate mucopolysaccharidosis
  • Multiple satellites are associated with neurocutaneous melanosis
  • Segmental pigmentation can occasionally be associated with underlying syndromes
  • Forehead port wine stains indicate a risk for Sturge-Weber syndrome
  • The site of the hemangioma dictates its associated risks