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45 Possible Causes for Perineal Skin Rash

  • Diaper Rash

    Candida has a fecal origin and is not an organism normally found on perineal skin.[] Between 40% and 75% of diaper rashes that last for more than 3 days are colonized with C albicans .[] A study by Ersoy-Evans et al of 63 infants with diaper rash found that those with Candida infection (77.4% of the patients) had a significantly greater median number of previous[]

  • Psoriasis

    The use of TNF-α inhibitors for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis is increasingly more frequent. The authors report a case of Guillain-Barré syndrome as a late manifestation of the treatment with adalimumab. Although unusual, this is relevant for professionals who prescribe[…][]

  • Intertrigo

    Intertrigo refers to a type of inflammatory rash ( dermatitis ) of the superficial skin that occurs within a person's body folds. [1] These areas are more susceptible to irritation and subsequent infection due to factors that promote skin breakdown such as moisture, friction, and exposure to bodily secretions[…][]

  • Tinea Cruris

    Tinea cruris , also known as crotch itch, crotch rot, Dhobi itch, eczema marginatum , [1] gym itch, [1] jock itch, jock rot, scrot rot and ringworm of the groin [1] [2] : 303 is a dermatophyte fungal infection of the groin region in either sex, [3] though more often seen in males . Signs and symptoms [ edit ] This[…][]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) have increased penetration of allergens, immune dysregulation (including shared cytokine pathways), and frequent use of emollients and topical medications, all of which may predispose toward developing allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Recent systematic reviews have suggested[…][]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    "Resistant" Kawasaki disease is defined by the American Heart Association as failure to respond within 36 h following the first dose of intravenous immunoglobulin. The optimal management of resistant Kawasaki disease remains uncertain, the outcomes are potentially serious, and the cost of some treatments is[…][]

  • Glucagonoma

    Glucagonoma, a rare neuroendocrine pancreatic tumour, is frequently malignant and often accompanied by hepatic metastases. Our aim was to consider the different treatments of metastatic glucagonoma to the liver and their results. A case of glucagonoma with metachronous, small, multiple and bilobar liver metastases[…][]

  • Erythrasma

    A warm and moist environment is a common risk factor for erythrasma, a condition characterized by pruritic, scaly and erythematous tan patches on the skin. Here we report on a 13-year-old athletic student presenting with pruritus and mild burning on her left medial thigh, and subsequently diagnosed with[…][]

  • Dermatitis Medicamentosa

    Tara Jayne Hamilton MD Brooke G Judd MD Noreen M Leahy MS RN Bryan J Marsh MD Louise P Meyer MS ARNP AOCN Patrice K Nicholas DNSc MPH APRNBC Timothy J Phillips MD Francisco P Quismorio Jr MD MACP FACP Naomi Schlesinger MD Cathy J Sizer MS RN CPNP Susan R Tussey CRNP MSN CDR NC USN Christine Wilson PhD ARNP[…][]

  • Cutaneous Candidiasis

    Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by yeasts that belong to the genus Candida. There are over 20 species of Candida yeasts that can cause infection in humans, the most common of which is Candida albicans. Candida yeasts normally reside in the intestinal tract and can be found on mucous membranes and skin[…][]

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