A skin irritation that occurs from urinary or fecal incontinence.
Can lead to inflammation, erosion, and/or secondary infection.
Tissue loss is limited to the epidermis/dermis. multiple areas of tissues are lost.
Location: Buttocks, perineum and upper thighs.
Diffuse area of light/pale to deep erythema of the skin, scaling of the skin, papule and vesicle formation, serosanguineous tissue weeping.
Secondar infection: A maculopapular rash with satellite lesions. Very erythematous skin which may be prutic (itchy).
Perineal (incontinence associated) Dermatitis