Leslie A. Castelo-Soccio

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Dermatology
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3401 Civic Center BLVD
Wood Building, Dermatology room 3335
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2169
Fax: 215-590-4948
Education:
BA (Biological Sciences)
Harvard University, 1997.
PhD (Developmental Biology and Genetics)
Cornell University- Weill Medical College, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
Cornell University- Weill Medical College, 2005.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Alopecia Areata
Genetic hair disorders
Epidermolysis Bullous
Genodermatoses

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Research in rare genetic disease of the hair and the skin with specialty hair clinic and genodermatoses clinic.

Selected Publications

Moon AT, Christensen T, Streicher JL, Castelo-Soccio L.: A Novel VPS33B Mutation in a Patient with Arthrogryposis-Renal Dysfunction-Cholestasis Syndrome. Pediatric Dermatology Page: epub ahead of print, May 2017.

Yu J, Rubin AI, Castelo-Soccio L, Perman MJ: Congenital Self-Healing Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. J Pediatrics 184: 232, May 2017.

Peloquin, L and Castelo-Soccio, L: Alopecia Areata: An Update on Treatment Options for Children. Paediatric Drugs Page: epub ahead of print, May 2017.

Patel, D and Castelo-Soccio, L: Multiple Skin Changes on the Lower Back of a Neonate. JAMA Pediatrics 171(5): 487-488, May 2017.

Patel, D, Swink,S, Castelo-Soccio, L: A Review of the Use of Biotin for Hair Loss. Skin Appendage Disorders. Antonella Tosti (eds.). 3: 166-169, April 2017.

Castelo-Soccio, L: Experience with oral tofacitinib in 8 adolescent patients with alopecia universalis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 76(4): 754-755, April 2017.

Castelo-Soccio L, McMahon P.: Pediatric Dermatology. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 10(3): s8-s15, March 2017.

Christensen, T, Yang, JS, Castelo-Soccio, L: Bullying and Quality of Life in Pediatric Alopecia Areata. Skin Appendage Disorders. Antonella Tosti (eds.). 3: 115-118, March 2017.

Kaplan, L and Castelo-Soccio, L: Photosensitivity. 5 minute pediatric consult. M. William Schwartz (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017.

Kaplan, L and Castelo-Soccio, L: Psoriasis. 5 minute Pediatric Consult, 8th Edition. M. William Schwartz (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017.

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Last updated: 08/02/2017
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