A thorough presentation of the most common skin diseases of children. Each chapter gives the differential diagnostic possibilities in a table. Treatment is shown in considerable detail, reflecting the current literature as well as clinical experience. The scientific names of all recommended medications are given so that the book can be used by readers around the globe. Tips are included for the treating physician on how to best tailor the various therapy regimens and anticipate the course of the disease. Recent advances in dermatologic therapy are included. The appendix contains detailed practical information.