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Intertrigo

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A superficial dermatitis occurring on skin surfaces in contact with each other, such as the axillae, neck creases, intergluteal folds, between the toes, etc. Heat, moisture and sweat retention coupled with friction cause maceration, inflammation with erythema, burning and exsudation, and sometimes skin erosion. Obesity is a predisposing factor.

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Intertrigo

UMLS

Eczema intertrigo, Erythema intertrigo, Intertrigo

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4 images found for this diagnose diagnosis: Intertrigo diagnosis: Intertrigo diagnosis: Intertrigo, Psoriasis Inversa diagnosis: Intertrigo