• More than 20 years of experience• Specialist in Pediatric Dermatology at the Sant Joan de Déu Pediatric Institute (today)
• Specialist in medical-surgical dermatology and venerology in the Dermatology Service of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (1997) ...
• Specialist in pediatric dermatology
• Tutor and trainer of residents in pediatric dermatology
• Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona (1986)• Specialist in Dermatology at the University of Barcelona (1997)
• He has participated in several research projects ...
Publications and conferences
• Assistance to national and international courses and congresses on Dermatology• Author and co-author of numerous clinical trials of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, childhood angioma and acne
• He has published several articles in international scientific journals ...
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Acne is a skin condition that can occur at any age and is the inflammation of the sebaceous glands. Usually it appears on the face but can also manifeAcne is a skin condition that can occur at any age and is the inflammation of the sebaceous glands. Usually it appears on the face but can also manifest in neck and back, causing aesthetic problems for people who have it. The symptoms are pimples reddish (known as papules), pustules or grains of whitish color, blackheads, pimples and even small cysts. It is important to diagnose the type of acne and the most appropriate treatment as appropriate: to remove mild acne remedies are recommended and medicated topical preparations with agents such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid or antibiotics; and in cases of moderate or severe gravity, the more effective the treatment with isotretinoin or oral antibiotics or contraceptive use in the case of acne is associated with hormonal changes and menstrual cycle. In addition, skin lesions also greatly improved by applying peels or laser and photodynamic therapy.
The angiomas are vascular lesions that often occur in some newborns or shortly after birth. There are different types of lesions: flat angiomas, whichThe angiomas are vascular lesions that often occur in some newborns or shortly after birth. There are different types of lesions: flat angiomas, which are usually present on the face or neck and are violaceo tone;hemangiomas, which are benign vascular tumors reddish;rubi points, which are small reddish spots that usually occur in middle age. Depending on the type and size of angiomas, treatment vary: for angiomas planes and points ruby laser systems or intense pulsed light are applied, while in the hemangiomas are often prescribed medications to reduce injury, although sometimes disappear spontaneously.
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Nevi or moles are common pigmented lesions in children. They usually appear during childhood or adolescence with no known cause, grow with your patienNevi or moles are common pigmented lesions in children. They usually appear during childhood or adolescence with no known cause, grow with your patient tend to darken. No complications often lead but it is important to check a dermatologist to rule out a possible melanoma. Types of common nevi in childhood: Melanocytic nevi, the common mole Congenital nevus, moles or birthmarks Dysplastic nevi, those large size moles that are irregular in shape and have more than one color Spitz nevus, moles that look like bumps, usually pink
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is manifested by red, scaly lesions color. Usually it appears on the elbows, knees or scalp, but can also manifest itself in the folds of skin on the soles of the feet, hands and nails (nail psoriasis). There are also different types of this disorder depending on the form present and its location: for example, pustular psoriasis, which occurs widely or localized, more frequently around the nails of the hands and feet (psoriasis nails) or palms (palmoplantar pustulosis). Other types of psoriasis or seborrheic are guttata. Currently there is no definitive cure for psoriasis, so treatment is based on alleviating symptoms and discomfort by topical preparations (creams, ointments or lotions) or by oral administration of drugs as well as several complementary techniques phototherapy also they offer significant benefits.
Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin, which can generally cause flaking, itching or blisters. There are various types of dermatitis, depending on the cause that originates, although the most common are atopic dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis occurs mainly in people with allergies or with relatives who suffer and is associated with other allergic diseases such as conjunctivitis or rhinitis. It usually occurs during the first months of life and is often manifest in the form of redness or crusting on the baby's skin, and itching in specific areas. Instead, seborrheic dermatitis can occur in both adults and children and is characterized by the presence of reddish lesions and peeling of the face or chest.
Molluscum contagiosum is a skin disease caused by a virus that is in the form of papules or small bumps on the skin. It is a very common infection in children, is spread by contact with contaminated objects (clothes, toys,.. ) and usually appear on the face, neck, armpits, arms or hands.
Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin disease. This has white or yellowish scales in areas more body fat as the face, scalp or inside the ear. If seborrheic dermatitis affects infants is called cradle cap.
Currently, not the cause of seborrheic dermatitis is known. It seems to be hereditary but can also be caused by hormone levels, weak immune system, lack of nutrients or that the origin of the scales is a fungus called Malassezia.
Skin infections are skin diseases produced by the attack of various types of germs that cause a local reaction in which different cells and microorganisms in the skin are destroyed. Initially, the affected area becomes inflamed and has a reddish appearance, with itching and burning, which usually ends up causing an abscess and skin ulcer, or fistula. The most common infections can be classified according to their origin: bacteria, such as Staphylococcus or impetigo; viral, such as warts, molluscum or herpes simplex; those caused by fungi, such as candida infections; or those caused by skin parasites such as scabies or lice. The treatment of skin infections depends on the cause that originates, although most of the cases it will be necessary to clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide or alcohol, and prescription topical antibiotics or oral, as determined by the specialist.
Stains on the skin are skin pigmentation that appear on the skin. Depending on their origin, they can be pigmented or vascular type. The pigment shown by the excess production of a pigment called melanin generated from melanocytes (skin cells) and stimulated by sunlight, and can be dark and localized (hyperpigmentation) or pale (depigmentation). Meanwhile, vascular stains are caused by congestion of the vessels of the skin, producing red spots on the skin, such as hemangiomas and telangiectasia. In any case, you should consult a dermatologist the appearance of new spots on the skin, especially if they change color or texture, to rule that it is a skin cancer. Depending on the type of stain will opt for simple treatments, such as avoiding sun exposure and use of sunscreens, and the application of peels or laser treatments or depigmentation in the most unsightly stains.
The impetigo is a very common infection in children. It is spread very easily and gradually spread into the body through the fingers or clothing. The impetigo is produced by a bacteria when any wound, bite or sting the skin. It usually occurs on the face, hands and arm and babies nappy area.
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