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Diaper dermatitis: a review and update.
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PMID:  22790100     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diaper dermatitis is the most common cutaneous diagnosis in infants. In this review, common causes of diaper dermatitis and similarly presenting conditions will be covered, as well as updates on treatments of common diaper dermatitides.
RECENT FINDINGS: There have been recent advancements in the treatment of diaper dermatitis. In addition, there are many newly recognized causes of diaper dermatitis that clinicians should be aware of.
SUMMARY: Irritant dermatitis is the most common cause of diaper dermatitis. However, there are multiple other common causes of diaper dermatitis and it is thus imperative that the clinician be aware of cutaneous mimickers of irritant diaper dermatitis as well as their treatments.
Authors:
Parisa Ravanfar; Jill S Wallace; Nicole C Pace
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in pediatrics     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1531-698X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000850     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Pediatr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  472-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Dermatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.
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