Epidemiology of skin diseases in school children: a study from northern India.

  title={Epidemiology of skin diseases in school children: a study from northern India.},
  author={S Dogra and B Jeevan Kumar},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={20 6},
Little information is available about the prevalence of skin conditions among children in the general population of northern India. Low socioeconomic status, malnutrition, overcrowding, and poor standards of hygiene are important factors accounting for the distribution of skin diseases in developing countries such as India. In order to estimate the burden and relative frequency of dermatologic diseases among children in the community, we measured the point prevalence of skin conditions in 12… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 extracted citations

Screening for skin diseases among primary school children in a rural area of Puducherry.

Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology • 2013
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…