Presenter: Alana F. Bree, M.D., F.A.A., A Children’s House for Pediatric Dermatology
Duration: 40 minutes
In this pre-recorded webinar, Dr. Bree addresses four of the five major markers of ectodermal dysplasias: sweat glands, skin, hair and nails.
You will learn:
- about the importance of loving the skin you are in
- how to respond to others who may ask about your skin changes
- how ectodermal dysplasias can affect the sweat glands
- the signs of overheating and cooling techniques
- about the various ways skin is affected in different types of ectodermal dysplasia and at what ages
- how to treat eczema, dry skin, hyperpigmentation, skin erosions, papillomas, and more
- how hair is affected and what you can do to treat it
- about common nail issues by type of ectodermal dysplasia and how to treat them
About the Expert
Alanna F. Bree, M.D. is a board-certified pediatric dermatologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. She is also the Executive Director of a non-profit organization, A Children’s House for the Soul, which she founded to offer social, emotional and spiritual support for children and teens with birthmarks and skin conditions.
As well, she is the owner and solo physician of A Children’s House for Pediatric Dermatology. Her special interests in pediatric dermatology include birthmarks and genetic skin diseases, as well as the social, emotional and spiritual impact of skin disease on affected children and their families. Dr. Bree served on the NFED’s Scientific Advisory Council from 2006-2019.
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If you have any questions about this webinar, contact Kelley at Kelley@nfed.org or 618-566-2020.
Disclaimer: This webinar is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. Only a healthcare provider with a full medical history may determine the proper treatment options. Opinions shared do not necessarily reflect those of the NFED. Topics, speakers and date are subject to change.