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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 Vitiligo reported to department: A clinical study
Author(s)
Dr. Aaryan Joshi
Abstract
Background: Vitiligo is known to occur with many autoimmune diseases. The present study was conducted to assess cases of Vitiligo in study group.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 112 cases of vitiligo of both genders. The extent of body surface area involvement was measured.
Results: Out of 112 participants, males were 52 and females were 60. The site of involvement was upper limb in 14, lower limb in 8, lips in 4, scalp, face & neck I 52, trunck in 23 and eyelid in 11. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Most common triggering factors are identified by patients (40), physical trauma (48), surgery (3), psychological stress (12), pregnancy (5) and medical illness (4). The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Segmental pattern was seen in 14, non- segmental in 68, mixed in 20, vitiligo universalis in 5, genital involvement in 3 and mucosal involvement in 2.
Conclusion: Vitiligo is a common skin disease. Most cases were in females and Scalp, face, neck were the mostly affected.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Aaryan Joshi. Assessment of cases of Vitiligo reported to department: A clinical study. Int J Dermatol Venereology Leprosy Sci 2018;1(1):07-10. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2018.v1.i1a.3
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences