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Using eakin dot® 2 piece soft convex for paediatric users with severe allergic dermatitis

Case study submitted by: Amelie Carpentier, Stoma Nurse, CHRU, Lille, France

3 reasons to use:

  1. Skin friendly hydrocolloid for longer-life wear1
  2. Significant improvement in peristomal skin1,2
  3. Increased patient security1,2, comfort1,2 and emotional wellbeing2

Patient History:

  • 12 year old girl
  • Feb 2018: Subtotal colectomy with ileostomy anastomosis protected by ileostomy for severe acute colitis


  • Severely excoriated, painful skin. Unwilling to see stoma nurse
  • Nov 2018: Proctectomy due to persistence of inflammatory proctitis

Nurse review:

  • Sep 2018: Diagnosed with severe allergic dermatitis. Treated with Inexium
  • Sep-mid Oct 2018: Failed trials with multiple 2-piece appliances due topersistent allergic reactions
  • Mid Oct 2018: Tried eakin dot® 2-piece flat* + convex seal + belt. Marked improvement in skin after 8 days.

Success with eakin dot® 2-piece soft convex:

  • Dec 2018: Switched to eakin dot® 2-piece soft convex + belt
  • May 2018: Skin healed. No need to use ostomy seal, protective
    spray or Inexium

Clinical evidence for choosing eakin dot® 2-piece soft convex:

  • hydrocolloid for longer-life wear is clinically proven to offer greater security, pouch weartime and skin-friendliness compared to other market-leading pouches1


  1. eakin dot® 2-piece user evaluations, Data on File, 2019.
  2. eakin dot® 2-piece nurse case study, Data on File, 2019.