Rare Operative Intervention for Urinary and Fecal Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis

Samantha Delapena, MD; Philomene Spadafore, RN, MHA; Stephanie E. Bollenbach, MD; Areta Kowal-Vern, MD; Kevin N. Foster, MD, MBA, FACS; Marc R. Matthews, MD, FASC


Wounds. 2021;33(4):E31-E33. 

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Prolonged urine and fecal exposure may result in partial-thickness or full-thickness chemical burns to the affected body areas. Key factors in successful IAD prevention and management are careful patient assessment, good continence care, and clear evidence-based skincare protocols, all of which can improve the patient experience and clinical outcomes.