Discover the conditions we treat and treatments we provide at Children's National Hospital. Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Division of Dermatology.
Acne is a disorder of the hair follicles and oil (sebaceous) glands that become clogged. This leads to pimples and cysts. Learn more about this condition.
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Abnormal skin growths and abnormal pigmentation of the skin may be present at birth or develop later in life. Learn more about this condition.
A blister is a circular-shaped bump on the skin containing bloody or clear fluid.
Burns are a type of injury caused by heat. The heat can be thermal, electrical, chemical, or electromagnetic energy. Most burn accidents occur at home. About 75 percent of all burn injuries in children are preventable.
Contact dermatitis is a skin reaction from contact with certain substances. Learn more about this condition.
Diaper dermatitis, commonly known as a diaper rash, is a term used to describe different skin rashes in the diaper area.
Drug rashes are the body's reaction to a certain medication. The type of rash that occurs depends on the type of drug that is causing it. Rashes can range from mild to severe.
Fleas, mites, and chiggers often bite humans, but are not poisonous. It is sometimes difficult to assess which type of insect caused the bite, or if the rash is caused by poison ivy or other skin conditions.
Diagnosis of folliculitis, boils and carbuncles are made by a physician after a thorough medical history and physical examination.
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