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International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

2018, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

Assessment of cases of Psoriasis: A clinical study
Author(s)
Dr. Shuhail Ahmed Khan
Abstract
Background: Psoriasis is a multi‑factorial disease. The present study was conducted to assess cases of Psoriasis.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted in the department of Dermatology. It comprised of 65 cases of Psoriasis of both genders. Smoking history was obtained. Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) was recorded in all patients.
Results: Out of 65 patients, males were 35 and females were 30. The mean PASI score in smokers was 12.4, in non- smokers was 8.2, in alcoholics was 10.8 and in non- alcoholics was 5.4. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Psoriasis is a skin disease. In our study, there was male predominance and PASI score was highest among smokers and alcoholics
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Shuhail Ahmed Khan. Assessment of cases of Psoriasis: A clinical study. International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences. 2018; 1(1): 20-22. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2018.v1.i1a.7
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences