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Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2013)

Prevelance of Pemphigus vulgaris and Pemphigus Foliaceus in tertiary care hospital in India: an update

Author(s):
Basappa Karisetty, Kolli Narotham Reddy, Mangala Lahkar
Abstract:
Pemphigus is a life threatening autoimmune chronic blistering disease that involves in the squamous epithelia and mucous membrane of skin. Pemphigus shows effect on quality of life of patients. The data was collected from in-patient record book in the Deportment of Dermatology in a tertiary care hospital in India for a period of 2 years (April 2011 to March 2013). In this study overall 274 inpatients were recorded in the in-patient record book in the Deportment of Dermatology in a tertiary care hospital for a period of 2 years (April 2011 to March 2013). Among the patients, 207 (75.54%) had Pemphigus vulgaris, 67(24.46%) had Pemphigus foliaceus. In our study age group of 31-40 mainly having Pemphigus vulgaris and age group of 51-60 mainly having Pemphigus Foliaceus. In our study most of the females (129 patients out of 207 (62.32%) having Pemphigus vulgaris and most of the males (44 patients out of 67 (65.67%) having Pemphigus Foliaceus disease.
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How to cite this article:
Basappa Karisetty, Kolli Narotham Reddy, Mangala Lahkar. Prevelance of Pemphigus vulgaris and Pemphigus Foliaceus in tertiary care hospital in India: an update. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2013; 2(8): 68-72.
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