Pediatric Skin Lesions – Friday Pop Quiz – 1/5/2023

A 4-month-old infant is brought to the clinic by his mother. The mother reports
that her son has had lesions on his cheeks for several weeks. The mother
initially treated the lesions using an over-the-counter moisturizer. After visiting
her pediatrician, the patient’s mother tried bleach baths and received a steroid
cream, which she used once in the last month. Which of the following is the
most appropriate management of the patient’s lesions?

A. Cease bleach baths

B. Increase use of topical corticosteroids

C. Initiate dupilumab

D. Prescribe crisaborole

E. Recommend sedating antihistamines

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