A Note on Skin disease in Children
Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

Editorial - (2021)Volume 6, Issue 12

A Note on Skin disease in Children

TJ Ryan1* and MM Black2
*Correspondence: TJ Ryan, Oxford Centre for Healthcare Research and Development, Oxford Brookes Hospital, Headington, England, Email:

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The pediatric dermatologist is also known as a skin specialist who precautions for children with skin disorders. Pediatric dermatology is mainly performed in a patient clinical setting. Pediatric dermatologists accept the same amount of instruction and training as traditional dermatologists but choose the focus on their knowledge on working with children and common children’s skin conditions.

Dermatology is the division of treatment that deals through the illnesses of hair, skin, and nails. Pediatric dermatology specifically deals with skin problems in children (from newborns to adolescents). Pediatric dermatologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of skin conditions in children. Skin conditions are common in children as well as adolescents. Some of the most common skin conditions include Birthmarks, Atopic dermatitis, Contact dermatitis, Moles and warts, Skin infections, including diaper rash, etc

Diaper dermatitis, or diaper rash as it is more commonly known, is not an analysis then again rather a category of skin disorders moving the diaper area. There are four types of diaper dermatitis, including Irritant communication dermatitis, hypersensitive contact dermatitis, and Candida albicans. The most common type of diaper dermatitis is irritant contact dermatitis, related with skin revelation to either urine or feces (or both) for a long period. Irritant interaction dermatitis usually performs as bright red, sometimes slightly distended, or straight blister-like patches in the diaper area. Extended irritant contact dermatitis can increase the risk of infection in the affected area. The primary treatment and anticipation of irritant communication dermatitis include common diaper changes to prevent protracted contact with dampness and barrier creams and ointments, most usually containing zinc oxide. A minor relevant steroid ointment or cream can also be very helpful in more quickly reducing the irritation.

Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a skin disorder that can happen at any time in life. It frequently starts initial in childhood and may not reduce until early adulthood. Over half of infants with atopic dermatitis produce available of the condition by age 2, though several adults will continue to have sensitive skin and some continue to flame throughout life. Particular fungal infections reason only a small amount of irritation, while additional types penetrate deeper and can reason swelling, itching, scaling or blistering.

In certain cases, fungal infections can cause responses away on the body. A adolescent can improve a rash on the finger or hand related with an infection of the foot or scalp, for occurrence. Unfortunately there are no antiviral treatments that actually target the virus itself. The treatment accessible is targeted against the skin in which the disease is existing.

The treatments include liquid and film medicines containing salicylic acid, which softens the irregular skin cells and dissolves them. Higher percentages of salicylic acid (20-40 percent) are most effective.

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TJ Ryan1* and MM Black2
1Oxford Centre for Healthcare Research and Development, Oxford Brookes Hospital, Headington, England
2St. John's Institute of Dermatology, St. Thomas's Hospital, London, England

Citation: Ryan TJ, Black MM (2021) A Note on Skin Disease in Children. Clin Pediatr. 6:e222.

Received: 09-Dec-2021 Accepted: 23-Dec-2021 Published: 30-Dec-2021

Copyright: © 2021 Ryan TJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.