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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

A Clinico - Aetiological Study Of Dermatoses In Paediatric Age Group

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Sadhan K Ghosh

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Five hundred patients of the age group 0-12 years were studied for different types of dermatoses. Pyoderma (35.6%), scabies (22.4%) and eczema (17.6%) were the most common dermatological conditions, followed by molluscum contagiosum (4.6%), popular urticaria with insect bite (4%), vitiligo (3.4%), miliaria (2.8%), nevus (1.6%). Other dermatoses (8%) were pityriasis rosea, wart, chicken pox, herpes zoster, acne vulgaris, leprosy, angular stomatitis, pruritus vulvae, psoriasis, candidiasis, condylomatalata, fixed drug relation, tinea capitis and corporis, phrynoderma, alopecia areata, phimosis, geographic tongue, trichotillomania, canitis, pediculosis, hypertrophic scar and pityriasis versicolor.

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