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oa South African Medical Journal - Ammonia dermatitis: 'nappy rash'

Volume 43, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135

 

Abstract

Ammonia dermatitis is the commonest cause of nappy rash in babies and is due to an alkaline burn produced by ammonia, which, in turn, is produced by stool-derived bacteria acting upon urea in the urine.

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2017-11-22

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