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Author Sharma, Kumar Vinod ♦ Kumar, Bhushan ♦ Kaur, Surrinder ♦ Kaur, Inderjeet
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Content type Text
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2017-11-07
Copyright Year ©1986
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) RL1-803
Subject Keyword Medicine ♦ Dermatology
Abstract Clinical and epidemiological data on 782 patients of psoriasis collected from a clinic in north India is presented. Psoriatics accounted for 1.4% of the total dermatology out-patients. There was a male preponderance. Three fourths of the patients had over 50% involvement of the skin surface. Severity of the disease was same in both sexes. Plaque type disease was commonest in over 90%. Family history of psoriasis was present in 7.40/o-, the age of onset was significantly lower in them as compared to the patients without family history. More than half of the′ patients did not experience any seasonal variation. Scalp was the first site of involvement followed by legs and arms. Nails, joints and mucosal involvement were seen in 62.2, 9.7 and 2.3% patients respectively. Pruritus was experienced by 63.5% patients.
ISSN 03786323
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1986-01-01
e-ISSN 03786323
Journal Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Volume Number 52
Issue Number 4
Page Count 4
Starting Page 208
Ending Page 212


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