Which medications in the drug class Protectants are used in the treatment of Granuloma Gluteale Infantum?

Updated: May 27, 2021
  • Author: Marlene T Dytoc, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Protectants

These agents are the treatment of choice. Protective or preventive measures include barrier products to seal the skin from exogenous factors, such as urine, feces, and other external irritants, which may predispose an individual to granuloma gluteale.

Zinc oxide topical (Aveeno Baby Organic Harvest Diaper Rash Cream, Desitin, Desitin Creamy)

Zinc oxide is a skin protectant generally used to prevent and treat diaper rash. Use 15% ointment or 25% paste.


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