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.
DOI of Published Version
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
Clinics in dermatology
Klunk C, Domingues E, Wiss K. (2014). An update on diaper dermatitis. Dermatology Publications. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2014.02.003. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/derm_pubs/87