Down Syndrome Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Subscribe with iTunesWelcome to the Down Syndrome Podcast Series provided by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and hosted by Kishore Vellody, MD, medical director of Children’s Down Syndrome Center. Our podcasts focus on a wide range of issues related to Down syndrome for parents, caregivers, educators, and medical professionals. Podcasts are updated regularly and feature discussions with medical experts in cardiology, otolaryngology, sleep disorders, infectious diseases, and more.

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Skin Conditions in Down Syndrome, Part 1 (with Dr. Jillian Rork‪)‬

Dr. Jillian Rork joins the podcast today as a board certified pediatric dermatologist to discuss skin conditions in Down syndrome.  This is Part 1 of a video podcast series on this topic.  Topics in today's episode include:

  • Dry skin
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Eczema
  • Cutis marmorata
  • Dry lips
  • Sngular chelitis
  • Fissured tongue
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Diaper rash
  • Alopecia areata 

Released: February 11, 2021

Infantile Spasms (with Dr. Nicole Baumer‪)‬

Dr. Nicole Baumer joined the podcast again today, this time to discuss a type of seizure called infantile spams that are seen more commonly in people with Down syndrome.

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January 21, 2021

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