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Yeast Infection Diaper Rash (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John Mersch, MD, FAAP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Noah S Scheinfeld, MD, JD, FAAD, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University; Director of Consultation Service, Department of Dermatology, Beth Israel Medical Center, St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center.

Editors: Dirk M Elston, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; William D James, MD, Program Director, Vice-Chair, Paul R Gross Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.


Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2009

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