Management of Napkin Dermatitis
The choice of topical therapeutics in napkin dermatitis should be based on standardized measures and the relevant underlying aetiological factors. Napkin dermatitis only occurs in those wearing napkins: infants who and incontinent older children and adults. Napkin dermatitis is very common among those who wear napkins. Jordan et al. observed a napkin dermatitis frequency of 50% in a series of 1089 napkin-wearing children. This chapter provides a review of the evidence supporting the various modalities used to manage napkin dermatitis.