Pediatric dermatology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of skin conditions in infants, children, and adolescents. It deals with the evaluation and care of children with a wide range of dermatological conditions, including skin infections, birthmarks, eczema, acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, genetic skin disorders, and other skin-related issues specific to the pediatric population.
Children's skin has unique characteristics and considerations, requiring specialized expertise to provide comprehensive and compassionate care. Pediatric dermatologists are medical professionals who specialize in evaluating and treating skin disorders in children. They work closely with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers, including pediatricians, dermatopathologists, nurses, and geneticists, to deliver personalized and effective care to young patients.