CLINICAL STUDY ON PATTERN OF DERMATOSES IN INFANTS
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 6, Pages 1213-1217
AbstractBackground: Pediatric dermatoses are disorder in children comprising the skin disease during their infant ages. Objectives: To assess the disease pattern and prevalence of various skin disorders in the infant age group at tertiary hospital. Material and Methods: Infants with skin dermatoses pf age group of 1-5 years attending the outpatient were enrolled in the study. A detailed history was taken in the report form of all the enrolled patients. The clinical examination and laboratory reports were done to confirm the diagnosis of the patients. Results: In the study the total number of 250 patients were included. The most seen skin disease pattern is infections and infestations infestation (42%), Eczema (14 %), Papulosquamous disorder (6%), pigmentary disorder, hypersensitivity disorder, keratinization disorder, nutritional disorder, scabies, urticaria, other types of infection were seen. Conclusion: The detailed knowledge in the infants about the pattern of dermatoses will help in implementing essential changes in health education and disease control strategies in the concerned area.
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