Today’s presentation on “Pediatric Dermatology: Bumps and Lumps” will provide an overview of common pediatric dermatology benign and malignant growths as well as identify common skin lesions on pediatric patients.
Shoni Rozenberg, DO, will also address the current treatment regimens and the availability of new medications and indications during the session beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Room 204A, Level 200, Convention Center. The session is part of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology program that began Saturday and continues through today.
“Tiny bumps affect tiny humans just like the rest of us. It’s important to address all lesions on a patient with an adequate differential. At the same time it’s essential to know when you need help and to consult your local dermatologist. New treatment options are constantly being discovered. Staying up to date brings new options for your patients,” said Dr. Rozenberg.
The challenge is learning how to identify what appears as a normal versus abnormal growth on a child, and then deciding the best treatment option for the patient, she noted, adding that she will provide information on how to approach the pediatric patient and parent when dealing with abnormal or malignant tumors and offer treatment options for persistent lesions such as viral growths, like molluscum and warts.
“New areas of science are always being explored in dermatology. New medications and key clinical modalities will be discussed, including new treatments for stubborn warts such as squaric acid, laser treatments and topical medications for vascular neoplasms,” she said.