Plastic Surgical Considerations in Pediatric Dermatologic Abnormalities

    December 2017 in “ Springer eBooks
    David A. Low, Oksana Jackson
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    TLDR Treat pediatric skin issues with accurate diagnosis, multidisciplinary team, and various treatment options.
    This document from 2017 discusses plastic surgical considerations for various pediatric dermatologic abnormalities, including hemangiomas, vascular malformations, congenital nevi, dermoid cysts, and periorbital scars. The importance of accurate diagnosis and understanding the potential for progressive growth, visual impairment, malignant degeneration, and permanent disfigurement is emphasized. The document provides guidance for plastic surgeons treating these types of pediatric dermatologic abnormalities, including various treatment options such as laser therapy and surgical techniques. The authors recommend a multidisciplinary team approach for the management of these conditions.
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