By Gary M. White, MD
Diaper Dermatitis. Most common. Spares flexures.
Seborrheic Dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis in infants commonly affects flexures. Courtesy O. Dale Collins, MD
Candidiasis. Look for satellite pustules.
Jacquet's Erosive Dermatitis. Papulonodules, often with ulcers. Courtesy O. Dale Collins, MD
Perianal Dermatitis. This condition tends to affect children 1-8 years of age. Courtesy of O. Dale Collins, MD
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. Look also for scalp involvement and purpura or petechiae. Courtesy Michael O. Murphy, MD
Zinc or other metabolic deficiency, often periorificial, e.g., perianal, perioral. May be associated with diarrhea, alopecia, or failure to thrive.
Cystic Fibrosis. For a picture, see JAAD February 2008;Volume 58, Issue 2, Supplement 1, Pages S29–S30
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