| ORIGINAL ARTICLE
|Year : 2000 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 247--248
Pattern of skin diseases in Bantwal Taluq, Dakshina Kannada
Maria Kuruvilla, KS Sridhar, Pramod Kumar, Gat Rao
A survey was conducted to find out the pattern of skin diseases among patients who attended the fortnightly medical camp held in Bantwal Taluq, a rural area. Infective disorders were found in 42.68% and non infective in 41.58%. Among the infective disorders fungal infections were most common (24.08%). Among the non infective dermatoses eczemas were most common (33.93%). On comparing the proportional infectivity rate of infectious diseases among males and females it was found that in scabies males were more affected than females.
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