Intended for healthcare professionals

Recognising common skin lesions in children

The identification of common skin lesions is an invaluable tool for healthcare professionals working with children, allowing for appropriate counselling and, where necessary, further management. The vast majority of paediatric skin lesions are benign but, occasionally, malignant lesions do occur. In this article, we consider the most common childhood skin lesions.
Dermatology in practice 2009; 17(1): 18–20
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