Napkin psoriasis L21.1

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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napkin psoriasis; Psoriasis of the diaper; Psoriasoid

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Skin symptoms in the diaper area reminiscent of psoriasis vulgaris in infant seborrhoeic eczema. 20% of these infants later develop psoriasis, s.a. diaper dermatitis.

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Frequent wrapping, keeping dry, control of Candida overlay, if necessary intestinal cleansing (see Candidosis) and local antimycotics such as Nystatin-containing pastes (e.g. Multilind healing paste, Candio-Hermal Softpaste), see also Dermatitis seborrhoides infantum and napkin dermatitis.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020