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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

ZANINI, Maurício; WULKAN, Cláudio; PASCHOAL, Luiz Henrique Camargo  and  PASCHOAL, Francisco Macedo. Papulo-ulcerative eruption in diaper area: case report of Jacquet's erythema. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2003, vol.78, n.3, pp. 355-359. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962003000300012.

In the infantile population the diaper area is a location of several dermatoses, including diaper rash, a clinical picture of contact eczema due to primary irritation, caused by the presence of local irritating substances (urine and feces). It usually presents alterations of slight intensity. Jacquet's erythema, a rare and serious clinical form of diaper rash, is described.

Keywords : dermatitis; diaper rash.

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