Recurrent Granuloma Gluteale Infantum Secondary to Fecal Overflow Incontinence

Zachary Ingersoll, Juana Irma Garza-Chapa, Ryan Pham, Peter Malouf, Joseph Susa, Stephen Weis

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Granuloma gluteale infantum is a rare pediatric dermatological disorder of uncertain etiology. Suggested causes include fluorinated corticosteroids, Candida albicans, and irritant contact dermatitis. We present the case of a 3-year-old boy with recurrent episodes of granuloma gluteale infantum which resolved with treatment of his fecal overflow incontinence. As each recurrence correlated with a relapse of overflow incontinence, in this case the cause was irritant contact dermatitis from the liquid stool. This is the first reported case of recurrent granuloma gluteale infantum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-207
Number of pages5
JournalCase Reports in Dermatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 May 2018


  • Diaper dermatitis
  • Granuloma gluteale infantum
  • Pediatric dermatology


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