Non-Infectious Skin Conditions such as:
The Division of Dermatology at Children's National Hospital continues to expand services as more families seek our expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair and nails.
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Sometimes a mom’s intuition is all it takes to get her child to the right physician. When 8-year-old Xavion Chisley developed a fungal infection on his toe, his mother, Nikki, immediately took him to see a dermatologist who removed his toenail to treat the infection. However, when Xavion’s toenail grew back, the infection had not diminished but actually appeared to be spreading to his foot.
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Children’s National Hospital patients can receive expert, specialty care, at our specialty care locations throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Our Montgomery County location has a variety of services that provide children with a range of care options, including dermatology, gastroenterology and neurosurgery, among others.
Specialty care location administrative offices support outreach to the community and facilitates hospital department participation in the program. The locations offer Children's specialists in a neighborhood setting around the region.
Children's National Hospital locations offer patients access to expert, specialty care throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Your child can receive care in a number of specialties at our Friendship Heights location, including dermatology, nutrition and psychiatry, among others.
Impetigo is a superficial infection of the skin caused by bacteria. The lesions are often grouped together, have a red base, and are open but close over to form a honey-colored crust.