Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Dermatology at UNC Department of Dermatology welcomes children with congenital or acquired skin, hair, or nail disorders.

Conditions such as acne and atopic dermatitis are treated with approaches for safe and higly effective long-term management.  Congenital disorders are evaluated and managed in collaboration with other specialties at UNC Children's Hospital.

Surgery and laser therapy for pediatric patients with vascular anomalies, scars, moles and birthmarks is performed within our clinical setting.

Diseases and diagnoses treated by UNC Pediatric Dermatology include:

 

    • Acne
    • Alopecia
    • Atopic dermatitis
  • Bacterial, fungal and viral infections

    • Candida
    • Herpes
    • Impetigo
    • Molluscum
    • MRSA
    • Ringworm
    • Tinea versicolor
    • Warts
    • Yeast
  • Birthmarks
  • Collagen-vascular disorders
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Ectodermal dysplasia
  • Eczema
  • Epidermoysis Bullosa (EB)
  • Genetic skin disorders
  • Hair loss
  • Hemangiomas
  • Ichthyosis
  • Lice
  • Malformations of the skin
  • Moles
  • Nail dystrophy
  • Nevi
  • Pigmentary abnormalities
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Vascular malformations
  • Vitiligo

Many disorders can often be diagnosed within the clinic setting and initiation of effective therapy started immediately.

Dermatology, Pediatric, and Family Medicine residents rotate through the Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology Clinics.

Your Physicians:
Diana B. McShane, MD
Dean S. Morrell, MD
Craig N. Burkhart, MD
Megan Kinney, MD, Pediatric Dermatology Fellow

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