Atopic Dermatitis and Papulosquamous Disorders

  • Sarah Asch
  • Megha M. TollefsonEmail author


It is not uncommon to encounter certain papulosquamous diseases in an inpatient setting in general pediatrics. At times, the skin disease is the primary reason for admission; while in others, recognition of the skin disease may be relevant to ongoing care, such as continued appropriate topical therapy for a patient’s atopic dermatitis. Skin disease is not an uncommon reason for admission, and patients occasionally acquire a skin problem in the hospital, such as severe diaper dermatitis. Recognition of dermatologic diseases early on may shorten hospitalizations over all, and should lead to better management with appropriate consult and coordination of care.


Psoriasis Atopic dermatitis Diaper dermatitis Allergic contact dermatitis Wiskott–Aldrich Omenn 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Dermatology and PediatricsMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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