Definition: 'Diaper Dermatitis'
diaper dermatitisType: Term
1. colloquially referred to as diaper rash; dermatitis of thighs and buttocks resulting from exposure to urine and feces in infants' diapers. Formerly attributed to ammonia formation; moisture, bacterial growth, and alkalinity may all induce lesions.
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