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Nappy (diaper) rash: what else besides irritant contact dermatitis?
  1. Vânia Oliveira Carvalho,
  2. Renata Robl,
  3. Marjorie Uber,
  4. Kerstin Taniguchi Abagge,
  5. Leide Parolin Marinoni,
  6. Juliana Gomes Loyola Presa
  1. Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Paraná, Hospital de Clínicas da UFPR, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
  1. Correspondence to Vânia Oliveira Carvalho, Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Hospital de Clinicas – UFPR, Rua Richard Strauss 62—Vista Alegre, Curitiba/Paraná; CEP 80-820-110, Brazil; rcarvalho50{at}


Nappy (diaper) rash is a common cutaneous disorder of infancy, and diverse dermatoses may affect this region. To perform a differential diagnosis can be challenging. We present four cases to emphasise the importance of clinical diagnosis.

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases

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