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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 83-85

Pattern of dermatoses in diabetics

PK Nigam, S Pande 
 Dept. of Skin & VD, Pt. JNM Medical College, Raipur - 492 001, Rajasthan, India

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P K Nigam
Katara Talab, Raipur - 492 001
India

Two hundred diabetics comprising of 125 males and 75 females were, studied for the presence of cutaneous lesions and type of infective organism, if any, in them. 70.2% of patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus showed some form of cutaneour involvement while only 51 % of the patients with controlled diabetes had it. Infections with bacterial (16%) and fungal (10.5%) agents were the most common manifestation. Among bacterial infections, Staph. aureus was the most frequent causative agent in 65.6% cases. Pruritus was present in 4.5% of cases only.


How to cite this article:
Nigam P K, Pande S. Pattern of dermatoses in diabetics.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2003;69:83-85


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Nigam P K, Pande S. Pattern of dermatoses in diabetics. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2003 [cited 2020 Sep 27 ];69:83-85
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