Skin Issues related to pediatric transplantation  – 2022 Pediatric Transplant Conference



From the 2022 Pediatric Transplant Conference, part of National Pediatric Transplant Week and National Donate Life Month.

Presenters:
Dr. Karina Vivar, Attending Physician in Dermatology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Dr. Harriet Bagnal Hinen, Dermatologist and Internist at the Medical University of South Carolina

As the caregiver of a recipient child, you may be familiar with the various skin issues that can arise post-transplant. These can include everything from rashes to full-blown infections. While they can be frustrating and uncomfortable, most of these problems can be managed with proper care. Here we will take a look at some of the most common skin issues (like eczema, rashes, and warts) to complicated skin issues (such as eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) and skin cancer) related to transplants, and offer some tips on how to deal with them.

Intro music: Time Warp by Emil Waldhauer (Notize), 2022. Used with permission.
Outro music: Believe in Me by Emil Waldhauer (Notize), 2022. Used with permission.

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