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Cutaneous changes in chronic kidney disease patients on maintenance hemodialysis visiting at tertiary care hospital, Karachi

@article{Sonija2016CutaneousCI,
  title={Cutaneous changes in chronic kidney disease patients on maintenance hemodialysis visiting at tertiary care hospital, Karachi},
  author={Muhammad Ishaque Sonija and P. Mal and Dileep Kumar and Abdul Mannan Junejo},
  journal={Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={156-159}
}
Objective To determine the frequency of cutaneous changes in patients with chronic kidney disease on maintenance hemodialysis. Methods A cross-sectional study conducted at Department of Nephrology, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi from 1 st August 2009 to 31 st January 2010. A total of 100 patients with chronic kidney disease on maintenance hemodialysis were included. After taking demographic data, cutaneous changes were noted. Mean and standard deviation were computed for… Expand

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