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Skin disorders

Managing your child's skin condition

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update – children's dermatology

Children's dermatology is provided by Guy's and St Thomas'.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Guy's and St Thomas' are having to make significant changes to their services, which may require cancellation of appointments. Read more about these changes on the Guy's and St Thomas' website.


Guy's and St Thomas' treat children and young people with a range of skin disorders including:

  • eczema and other inflammatory skin diseases 
  • skin infections
  • vascular malformations (collections of abnormal blood vessels) and birthmarks
  • hair and nail disorders
  • children's vulval skin disorders
  • vitiligo (white patches on the skin)
  • rare skin conditions, including autoimmune blistering diseases, ichthyosis (thickened, dry and scaly skin) and ectodermal dysplasia (abnormal development of the skin, hair, nails, teeth or sweat glands).

Dermatology research

Learn about clinical research, helping to improve the treatment of children's skin disorders.


Tel: 020 7188 6393


How to find us

Specialist outpatients
2nd floor, Lambeth wing, blue zone
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH