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INTRODUCTION

The skinfolds of the body include the groin, intergluteal cleft, axilla, inframammary, and pannus regions. Although many skin diseases can affect the skinfolds to some degree, this chapter focuses on the most common skinfold eruptions (Table 252-1). Sexually transmitted infections are discussed in Chapter 153, “Sexually Transmitted Infections”. Molluscum contagiosum is discussed in Chapter 251, “Skin Disorders: Trunk”.

TABLE 252-1Clinical Features and Treatment of Common Disorders of Groin and Skinfolds

The skinfolds have unique characteristics that set them apart from other regions of the body. For ...

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