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International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

Evaluation of acne vulgaris in females of all age groups- A clinical study
Author(s)
Dr. Rajiv Kumar
Abstract
Background: Acne vulgaris is a common skin disease affecting adolescents and young adults worldwide.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 68 females patients. A thorough clinical examination was done in all patients and site of lesion and grade of acne were recorded.
Results: Age group 10-20 years had 25, 20-30 years had 22, 30-40 years had 15 and >40 years had 6 patients. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Common site was face n 32, back in 10, face and chest in 12 & chest and back in 14 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Grade I was seen in 10, II in 28, III in 26 and IV in 4. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Maximum cases of Acne were seen in 10-20 years and face was the commonest site of occurrence.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajiv Kumar. Evaluation of acne vulgaris in females of all age groups- A clinical study. International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences. 2019; 2(1): 07-09. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2019.v2.i1a.17
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences