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48 Possible Causes for Perineal Skin Rash

  • Intertrigo

    Skin lesion Intertrigo is an inflammatory rash of skinfolds caused by skin-on-skin friction. This usually occurs in opposing surfaces of a skin fold.[] Antecubital fossae, umbilical, perineal, or interdigital areas, neck creases, and folds of the eyelids are also affected.[]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Dear Editor, Nickel is a ubiquitous allergen and an important cause of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Sensitized patients generally develop a localized eruption after cutaneous exposure to nickel, characterized by erythema, vesicles, eczematous plaques, and itching. Nickel is frequently found in several everyday[…][]

  • Cutaneous Candidiasis

    Reports in the literature of surgical wounds infected with Candida species are scant. We describe a subset of patients with cutaneous candidiasis whose only clinical finding was delayed wound healing. Surgical wounds managed with moist occlusive postoperative dressings were observed for delayed healing. Three[…][]

  • Psoriasis

    12.10.2006 Risk higher for younger patients with severe psoriasis Psoriasis is an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction (MI; heart attack), and this risk is greatest in young patients with severe psoriasis, according to Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of[…][]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    We present here a 13-year-old boy with partial growth hormone deficiency due to chronic mild zinc deficiency. When zinc administration was started, his growth rate, growth hormone levels, and plasma zinc concentrations increased significantly. His poor dietary intake resulted in chronic mild zinc deficiency, which in[…][]

  • Glucagonoma

    Necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) occurs in approximately 70% of patients with glucagonoma syndrome. Excessive stimulation of metabolic pathways by hyperglucagonemia, which leads to hypoaminoacidemia, contributes to NME pathogenesis. However, the molecular pathogenesis of glucagonoma and relationships between[…][]

  • 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[…][]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    The rash in measles generally becomes confluent as it fades and leaves a distinctive brownish hue to the skin, whereas the rash in KS generally fades abruptly without residua[] Perineal accentuation of the rash is typical of KS but not of measles.[]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    A pancreatic islet cell tumor is a tumor that develops in the pancreas from a type of cell called an islet cell. These cells manufacture and release hormones, such as insulin and glucagon, into the bloodstream. An islet cell tumor can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Depending on the type of islet[…][]

  • Diaper Rash

    June 22, 2012 By Leave a Comment Diaper rash is a skin condition affecting the area beneath and around an infant’s perineal area. Diaper rash is a common condition.[] 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.[]

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