World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
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Abstract

CLINICAL EVALUATION OF PHOTODERMATOSES IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

*Dr. G. V. Nagaraju and Dr. Pranaya Mahanti

ABSTRACT

In this study frequency and clinical evaluation of photodermatoses in varied populations of rural and urban areas at a tertiary care centre in BHAVYA hospital located in Rajamahendravaram town of Andhra Pradesh. The study was conducted from January 2018 - June 2018. We aim to find out the occurrence of photodermatoses by population based study, a total of 110 random participants; both male and female were included in the study with selection criteria. Patients of all age groups, Patients who were diagnosed with positive photo dermatoses, Patients who were willing to participate in the study, the type of photo dermatoses involved and most commonest one identified by Prospective, cross- sectional observation study in the Out-patient department of dermatology and venerology. The Research study begins with standard questionnaire for collecting patient’s demographic details, diagnosis of the presenting disease condition assesses the duration of exposure. The case study was reported for a period of six months and the data obtained from the questionnaires was analyzed in Microsoft excel 2013. In our study we found that dark skinned individuals are most affected with photodermatoses than fair- skinned individuals. The gender analysis in study reported that females are more affected than males with 65% and 35% respectively. In conclusion we represent that incidence of disease was more in the mid-summer i.e. in the month of May 30%, housewives were more affected with photodermatoses. Polymorphic light eruption (PMLE) was the commonest photodermatoses noticed in many of the individuals followed by actinic purigo and chronic actinic dermatitis.

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