GROIN RASH INFANT

By Gary M. White, MD


Diaper Dermatitis. Most common. Spares flexures.
Diaper Dermatitis Diaper Dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis in infants commonly affects flexures. Courtesy O. Dale Collins, MD
Seborrheic Dermatitis

Candidiasis. Look for satellite pustules.
Candidiasis

Jacquet's Erosive Dermatitis. Papulonodules, often with ulcers. Courtesy O. Dale Collins, MD
Jacquet's Erosive Dermatitis

Perianal Dermatitis. This condition tends to affect children 1-8 years of age. Courtesy of O. Dale Collins, MD
Perianal Dermatitis

Kawasaki Disease

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. Look also for scalp involvement and purpura or petechiae. Courtesy Michael O. Murphy, MD
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

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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