An update on diaper dermatitis
School of Medicine; Division of Dermatology
Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Diaper dermatitis leads to approximately 20% of all childhood dermatology visits. There have been several technologic advances in diaper design the last several years; however, due to the unique environment of the diaper area, many children continue to suffer from a variety of dermatologic conditions of this region. Common causes include allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, infection, and psoriasis. Treatments include allergen avoidance, barrier protection, parent education, and topical therapies.
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Citation: Clin Dermatol. 2014 Jul-Aug;32(4):477-87. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2014.02.003. Epub 2014 Feb 28. Link to article on publisher's site
Klunk, Christopher; Domingues, Erik; and Wiss, Karen, "An update on diaper dermatitis" (2014). Dermatology Publications and Presentations. 87.