Pediatric Specialties — Pediatric Dermatology

Stony Brook Children's Services is offering Telehealth services which will allow our patients to receive our high-quality care from the safety and privacy of their home.

To see if your pediatric needs can be met virtually, please call Stony Brook Children's Service at (631) 444-KIDS.

If you have already booked a Telehealth visit and have questions about connecting to Microsoft Teams for your visit, please call one of our representatives at (631) 638-0597 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. They will be happy to assist you. If you require support outside of these hours, please visit stonybrookmedicine.edu/telehealth.

Cómo unirse a su visita médica de telesalud de Stony Brook con la aplicación Microsoft Teams

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Definitions

AcneAcne is a skin condition characterized by whiteheads, blackheads, and inflamed red pimples. It occurs when the pores notha surface of the skin become clogged. Acne is most common in teenagers, but it can happen at any age, even as an infant. Three out of four teenagers have acne to some extent, probably caused by hormonal changes that stimulate oil production that can clog the pores.

Atopic dermatitis - A type of eczema, atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious skin disorder that most often begins in childhood before age 5. The skin of a patient with atopic dermatitis reacts abnormally and easily to irritants, food, and environmental allergens and becomes red, flaky and very itchy. It also becomes vulnerable to surface infections caused by bacteria.

HemangiomasThese are benign self-involuting tumor swelling of endothelial cells, the cells that line blood vessels. They usually appears during the first weeks of life and the most common tumor in infancy.