Use of Elastography Ultrasound in Pediatric Localized Scleroderma

Assessing and monitoring inflammation levels and tissue damage is a crucial aspect of managing localized scleroderma (LS). Previously, several objective clinical scoring methods have been proposed, however, the specificity of these methods remains unvalidated in larger cohort studies. As an emerging technique, shear-wave elastography (SWE) imaging may be used to distinguish localized scleroderma (LS) lesions …

Pediatric Dermatology: Treating Pediatric Patients of Color 

With children of color, or individuals with Fitzpatrick skin types III to VI, representing a large portion of the pediatric population, it is critical for healthcare professionals to be aware of and recognize the unique clinical presentations and challenges affecting this growing demographic. Although the majority of dermatologic disorders can occur in patients of all …

LivDerm September Partner of the Month: Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Through its over 2,600 members, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Inc. (“FCAAP”), promotes the health and welfare of Florida’s children and supports pediatricians and pediatric specialists as the best qualified providers of their healthcare. FCAAP membership is open to all pediatric healthcare providers, including physicians, allied health professionals, residents, and medical …