Leslie A. Castelo-Soccio

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Photomedicine Director, Section of Pediatric Dermatology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Director, Section of Pediatric Dermatology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3401 Civic Center Blvd
The Wood Center, 3rd Floor 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

Putterman, E, Patel, DP, Andrade, G, Harfmann, K, Hogeling, M, Cheng, CE, Goh, C, Rogers, R, Castelo-Soccio, L: Severity of disease and quality of life in parents of children with alopecia areata, totalis and universalis. Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Annual Meeting Oct 2018, Denver, CO. October 2018 Notes: Oral presentation- Castelo-Soccio.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Hair Shaft Disoders. Up to Date. wolterskluwer, October 2018.

Arkin LM*, Buhr KA, Nguyen C, Brandling-Bennett H, Castelo-Soccio L, Chiu Y, Chong BF, Diaz L, Klein-Gitelman M, Paller AS, Schoch J, von Scheven E, Werth VP, Grossman-Kanseler J, Hudson AD, Ibler EM, Marques MC, Monir RL, Putterman E, Ardalan K.: Baseline Features and Outcomes of Pediatric-Onset Discoid Lupus Erythematosus: Interim Data Analysis of a Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Annual Meeting Oct 2018, Denver, CO. October 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Kaplan, L, Castelo-Soccio, L: When your patient's parent asks:"My Child's alopecia areata is not getting better. Should he or she get tested for celiac disease?" Pediatric Dermatology 35(4): 535-538, July 2018.

Kaplan, L and Castelo-Soccio, L: Topical N-Acetylcysteine in ichthyosis: Experience in 18 patients. Pediatric Dermatology 35(4): 528-530, July 2018.

Kushner CJ, Tarazi M, Gaffney RG, Feng R, Ardalan K, Brandling-Bennett HA, Castelo-Soccio L, Chang JC, Chiu YE, Gmuca S, Hunt RD, Kahn PJ, Knight AM, Mehta J, Pearson DR, Treat JR, Wan J, Yeguez AC, Concha JSS, Patel B, Okawa J, Arkin LM, Werth VP.: Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Disease Area and Severity Index (CLASI) in pediatric cutaneous lupus among pediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists. Br J Dermatol Page: doi: 10.1111, July 2018 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Castelo-Soccio, LA, Patel, D, Bauer A: Thyroid Function Screening in Children with Alopecia Areata- Reply. JAMA Dermatol 154(56): 629, May 2018.

Castelo-Soccio, LA, Rubin AI, Streicher, JL: Utility of Baseline Transaminase Monitoring During Systemic Terbinafine Therapy for Pediatric Onychomycosis-Reply. JAMA Dermatol 154(5): 627, May 2018.

Putterman, E and Castelo-Soccio, L: Topical 2% tofacitinib for children with alopecia areata, alopecia totalis, and alopecia universalis. J Am Acad Dermatol 78(6): 1207-1209, May 2018.

Putterman, E, Yu, J, Castelo-Soccio, L: Draining Papule on the Lateral Neck of an INfant. JAMA Pediatr 172(4): 386-387, April 2018.

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