| ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION
|Year : 1986 | Volume
| Issue : 6 | Page : 330--331
Pattern of Skin Diseases in Urban School Children
NK Sharma, bK Garg, Manoj Goel
In a survey of 3697 children from 4 urban schools, 529 (14.3%) were found to be having skin diseases. Of these, 286 (53.6%) had communicable dermatomes and nutritional deficiencies. This highlights the importance of imparting proper health education and introduction of mid-day meals to schoolchildren.
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