Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Pampers (TM) Drymax

Division of Dermatology, Rady Children's Hospital and University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California Phoenix Family Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona Comprehensive Dermatology Group, Encinitas, California Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.
Pediatric Dermatology (Impact Factor: 1.02). 02/2012; 29(5):672-4. DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01588.x
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We present four cases of children less than 2 years of age, seen in four different practices, with a similar, unique, and specific presentation of diaper dermatitis, all while using Pampers Baby Dry with Drymax™ technology. To date, no reported cases exist of allergic contact dermatitis to Pampers Dryweave™ in medical literature.

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