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Getting to the bottom of diaper dermatitis
Arnsmeier SL, Paller AS
Contemporary Pediatr. 1997; 14:115.
Diagnosis and management of diaper dermatitis.
Pediatr Clin North Am. 2014 Apr;61(2):367-82. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
This article presents an overview of diaper dermatitis for the pediatric community. The pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and management of this common condition in infancy are reviewed. This information will assist in making the appropriate diagnosis and managing this irritant contact dermatitis of the diaper area. With conservative management, most cases of irritant diaper dermatitis are self-limited. When the condition persists, one must consider other diagnoses.
Pediatric Dermatology, The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, 155 Polifly Road, Suite 101, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
An update on diaper dermatitis.
Klunk C, Domingues E, Wiss K
Clin Dermatol. 2014 Jul;32(4):477-87. Epub 2014 Feb 28.
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.
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.