Diaper Dermatitis

  • Danya Reich
  • Corinna Eleni Psomadakis
  • Bobby Buka


Diaper dermatitis is an inflammatory eruption of the skin in the diaper area, which affects up to one in four children under the age of 2 years.


Diaper dermatitis Diaper rash Napkin dermatitis Candidiasis Irritant dermatitis Maceration Satellite pustule Topical antifungal Barrier cream Ointment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Danya Reich
    • 1
  • Corinna Eleni Psomadakis
    • 2
  • Bobby Buka
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineMount Sinai School of Medicine Attending Mount Sinai Doctors/Beth Israel Medical Group-WilliamsburgBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.School of Medicine Imperial College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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