• NANDINI THUMMANAPALLY Department of Pharmacy Practice, Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana, India.
  • KAVITHA LAWDYAVATH Department of Pharmacy Practice, Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana, India.
  • CHARANDAS GURUVA Department of Pharmacy Practice, Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana, India.
  • DEEPTHI ENUMULA Department of Pharmacy Practice, Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana, India.
  • SASTRY PVK Department of Pediatric, P.V.K Sastry Children’s Clinic, MGM Hospital, Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, Telangana, India.
  • SHYAM SUNDER ANCHURI Department of Pharmacy Practice, Balaji Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana, India.



Skin disorders, Pediatrics, Prevalence, Eczema, Impetigo, Chickenpox, Tinea corporis


Objective: The objective of the study was to study the prevalence of various skin diseases in pediatric population.

Methods: A prospective observational study was conducted at private children’s outpatient clinic in Warangal from March to August 2018 with the prior approval from the Institutional Ethical Committee BIPS/IEC/2018/P8. A total of 200 patients with various skin diseases of age group <17 years were included in the study.

Results: Out of 200 pediatric skin disorders, male children 138 (69%) outnumbered female children 62 (31%). The mean age of the study population was found to be 5.85±4.11 years. About 64% of the patients are from rural area and 36% are from urban. The percentage of skin disorders is allergic infections (26%), bacterial infections (23%), viral infections (11%), fungal infections (7.5%), parasitic infections (6%), autoimmune disorders (4%), and skin adnexa (2.5%).

Conclusion: Our study concludes that the prevalence of allergic and bacterial skin infections was found to be common among male children from rural area


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How to Cite

THUMMANAPALLY, N., K. LAWDYAVATH, C. GURUVA, D. ENUMULA, S. PVK, and S. S. ANCHURI. “PREVALENCE OF CHILDHOOD SKIN DISORDERS ATTENDING AT OUTPATIENT PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 13, no. 5, May 2020, pp. 131-5, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2020.v13i5.35578.



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