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

@article{Dogra2003EpidemiologyOS,
  title={Epidemiology of skin diseases in school children: a study from northern India.},
  author={S Dogra and B Jeevan Kumar},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={470-3}
}
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
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