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International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences

2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A

Serum retinol level in patients with Atopic dermatitis
Author(s)
Neten Kinga
Abstract
Introduction: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common dermatological disorder causing significant morbidity and manifested by diffuse symmetrical eczematous eruption. The present study assessed serum retinol level in patients with Atopic dermatitis.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 74 cases of Atopic dermatitis of both genders. Equal number of control was also included. Serum retinol levels were assayed using a reversed‑phase high‑performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method.
Results: Out of 74 subjects, males were 32 and females were 42. The mean retinol level in group I subjects was 51.6 ng/g and in group II was 172.3 ng/g. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Authors found that serum retinol level in patients of atopic dermatitis was significantly reduced as compared to healthy subjects.
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How to cite this article:
Neten Kinga. Serum retinol level in patients with Atopic dermatitis. Int J Dermatol Venereology Leprosy Sci 2019;2(2):07-09. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2019.v2.i2a.24
International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences