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Pattern of skin diseases in Bantwal Taluq, Dakshina Kannada

Kuruvila, Maria and *, Sridhar KS and Kumar, Pramod and Rao, Gatha S (2000) Pattern of skin diseases in Bantwal Taluq, Dakshina Kannada. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 66 (5). pp. 247-248. ISSN 0378-6323

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Abstract

A survey was conducted to find out the pattern of skin diseases among patients who attended the fortnightly medical camp held in Bantwal Taluq, a rural area. Infective disorders were found in 42.68% and non infective in 41.58%. Among the infective disorders fungal infections were most common (24.08%). Among the non infective dermatoses eczemas were most common (33.93%). On comparing the proportional infectivity rate of infectious diseases among males and females it was found that in scabies males were more affected than females.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Skin diseases pattern, Rural community
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Dermatology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2016 10:01
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 10:01
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147161

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