General Paediatric Dermatology



  • Topical Treatments Age Restrictions:
    Adapalene with benzoyl peroxide (Epiduo) > 9 years
    Benzoyl peroxide with clindamycin (Duac) >12 years
    Tretinoin with clindamycin (Treclin) > 12 years
    Azelaic acid (Akinoren)>12 years
    Adapalene> 1 month
    Erythromycin (Zineryt)- no age restriction
    Clindamycin( Dalacin T) - no age restriction
    Nicam (nicotinamide)- no age restriction
  • If an endocrine disorder is suspected, consider measuring free and total testosterone, androstenolone (DHEA), and DHEA-S

Head Lice




Tinea Capitis