Henoch Scholein Purpura
- Describe the anatomy and function of the skin and related structures
- Describe and classify rashes
- Name and classify common pathogens that cause rashes
- Describe the basic principles of pharmacology used in the management of common pediatric rashes
Overview & Foundational Knowledge
|Tizard EJ & Hamilton-Ayres MJJ. Henoch-Schönlein purpura. Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition, 2008; 93(1), 1-8.
Good general article Includes foundational knowledge, diagnosis and visuals.
|Epps RE. Atopic dermatitis and ichthyosis. Pediatrics in Review 2010; 31(7): 278-286.
Review article of atopic dermatitis, treatment and complications- good visuals. Atopic dermatitis p 278-283.
|Krowchuk DP. Managing adolescent acne: A guide for pediatricians. Pediatrics in Review 2005; 26(7): 250-261.
Review of epidemiology, pathogenesis, differential diagnoses, and treatment of acne – good visuals.
|O’Connor NR, McLaughlin MR & Ham P. Newborn skin: Part 1 Common rashes. American Family Physician 2008; 77(1): 47-52.
Good general article on common Newborn rashes including seborrhea dermatitis. Good visuals.
|Mckinnon HD Jr & Howard T. Evaluating the febrile patient with a rash. American Family Physician 2000; 62(4): 804-816.
General article on viral exanthems with good tables and pictures.
|Langley EW, Gigante J, Anaphylaxis, Urticaria and Angioedema. Pediatrics in Review 2013; 34: 247. See section on urticaria page 251-253
|Shin HT. Diaper dermatitis that does not quit. Dermatologic Therapy 2005; 18: 12-135.
Good general article with visuals.
Virtual Patients or Cases
Excellent site with pictures of various rashes and limited basic clinical information.