A Cross Sectional Descriptive Study of Various Papulosquamous Disorders and their Dermascopy in Children
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 9874-9883
AbstractBackground: Papulosquamous disorders are characterized by scaly papules and plaques. Among the wide spectrum of skin diseases in children, papulosquamous disorders form quite a common group. Papulosquamous disorders during childhood can present a vast array of clinical findings. In children, these range from inflammatory skin diseases like lichen planus to infections like syphilis.
Methodology: This study duration of Six months, at the outpatient Department of Skin and STD, at Patna medical college and Hospital, Patna. Total 102 consecutive children (up to 13 years) with papulosquamous disorder were included in the study.
Conclusion: Lichen planus was the most common papulosquamous disorder observed. Chronic plaque psoriasis was the most common type of psoriasis followed by guttate type. Type IV pityriasis rubra pilaris was the most common type.
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