Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : pediatric skin condition

Pattern and burden of dermatoses in paediatrics: A paediatrician’s perspective

Dr. Halak Vasavada, Dr. Snehal Patel, Dr. Panchshila Parmar, Dr. Katha Vyas, Dr. Kamesh Patel

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 11968-11972

Concerns related to skin are very common reason for parents to seek paediatricians help. The present study aims to study role of a paediatrician in managing dermatological disorders and need for referrals, the data of which is scarce in Indian scenario. This study showed current pattern of paediatric dermatoses in children at tertiary care hospital, Ahmedabad with a high frequency of infection and infestations with young teenagers as identified focus group for need of intervention.