20. Clinical Features and Differential Diagnosis of Napkin Dermatitis

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP1,2,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD3,4 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD5,6
  1. Albert C. Yan6 and
  2. Paul J. Honig MD5,6

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch20

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Yan, A. C. and Honig, P. J. (2011) Clinical Features and Differential Diagnosis of Napkin Dermatitis, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 4

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 5

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 6

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 5

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 6

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • clinical features, differential diagnosis - of napkin dermatitis;
  • napkin dermatitis, descriptive phenotype - multiple dermatoses, anogenital skin of infants;
  • contact napkin dermatitis – primary irritant contact napkin dermatitis;
  • irritant contact napkin dermatitis - glazed, confluent erythema;
  • true allergic contact dermatitis - complicating napkin rash, presenting de novo;
  • intertrigo, inflammatory process - skin rubbing against skin;
  • granuloma gluteale infantum - rare nodular eruptions;
  • infectious napkin dermatitis - Candida napkin dermatitis;
  • Candida napkin dermatitis - with satellite lesions;
  • congenital syphilis - within differential diagnosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Contact napkin dermatitis

  • Infectious napkin dermatitis

  • Primary and secondary inflammatory conditions

  • Neoplastic napkin conditions

  • Metabolic napkin conditions

  • Other important napkin conditions

  • References