Diaper Dermatitis

  • K. Strom


Diaper dermatitis is an extremely common skin disorder in infants and small children. At least 50% of children experience the problem at least once. The incidence is highest between 9 and 12 months of age.


Atopic Dermatitis Candida Albicans Zinc Oxide Allergic Contact Dermatitis Wheat Starch 
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