Diaper dermatitis is a rash occurring under the covered area of a diaper. It is usually initially a contact dermatitis.
System(s) affected: skin/exocrine
Synonym(s): diaper rash; nappy...
Onset, duration, and change in the nature of the rash
Presence of rashes outside the diaper area
Associated scratching or crying
Contact with infants with a similar rash
Recent illness, d...
Expose the buttocks to air as much as possible.
Use mild, slightly acidic cleanser with water; no rubbing and pat dry.
L22 Diaper dermatitis
B37.2 Candidiasis of skin and nail
691.0 Diaper or napkin rash
112.3 Candidiasis of skin and nails
91487003 Diaper rash (disorder)
240711004 Diaper candidiasis
Hygiene is the main preventative measure.
Look for secondary infection in persistent cases.
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