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Nipple and Areolar Eczema in the Breastfeeding Woman


L’eczéma du mamelon et de L’aréole peut parfois apparaître chez des patientes qui allaitent et en conjonction avec des douleurs et des brûlures. La gestion de L’eczéma comprend L’élimination de tout allergène et irritant à effet indésirable ainsi que L’usage judicieux de préparations corticoïdes appropriées. Les patientes doivent également recevoir un L’appui adéquat et des moyens efficaces de maîtriser la douleur. Le diagnostic et la gestion appropriés de L’eczéma du mamelon et de L’aréole durant la période d’allaitement contribueront à éviter le sevrage prématuré et iatrogène.

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Barankin, B., Gross, M.S. Nipple and Areolar Eczema in the Breastfeeding Woman. JCMS 8, 126–130 (2004).

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  • Atopic Eczema
  • Mastitis
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Topical Corticosteroid
  • Exclusive Breastfeed