Granuloma Gluteale Infantum Treatment & Management

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

Treatment is generally not required because lesions spontaneously resolve. [16]  Ramos Pinheiro et. al. reported the use of calneurin inhibitor pimecrolimus 0.1% cream with resolution. [8] Treatment of any initiating inflammatory process, with its associated maceration and secondary infection, is beneficial.



Caregivers of patients with granuloma gluteale infantum should discontinue the use of diapers on them as much as possible.

Contact irritants should be avoided in granuloma gluteale infantum patients.

Protective barrier products should be instituted in granuloma gluteale infantum patients.


Long-Term Monitoring

Care must be taken to keep the diaper area clean and to exercise precautions against further irritation.