Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 9--13

A clinico-epidemiological study of hypopigmented and depigmented lesions in children and adolescent age group in Hadoti region (South East Rajasthan)


Bajarang Soni1, KR Raghavendra2, Devendra Kumar Yadav1, Pramila Kumawat1, Anil Singhal1 
1 Department of Skin and VD, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Skin and VD, Mysore Medical College Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
K R Raghavendra
Department of Skin and V D, Mysore Medical College Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka
India

Background: Hypopigmentory and depigmented lesions are common among children and adolescent group. The parents are very much concerned about the condition and they seek dermatologist advice without fail. Aims and Objectives: To evaluate the Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of Hypopigmented and Depigmented Lesion in patients of Children and Adolescent age group in Hadoti region in Rajasthan. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted for the period one year from April 2015 to March 2016. This planned study is to be undertaken in children age 0-19 yr with hypopigmented and depigmented lesions irrespective of sex. Results: The most common disorder was Pityriasis alba, seen in 27.33%, followed by Pityriasis versicolor in 21%, Vitiligo 19.33%, Post inflammatory hypopigmentation in 14%, Primary disorders of hypopigmentation in 13%, Hansen's disease in 1.33%, and miscellaneous conditions in 4% of the cases. Conclusion: The most common hypopigmentary disorders are seen in our study is Pityriasis alba and other causes of hypopigmentary and depigmentory disorders are in decreasing order are Pityriasis versicolor, Vitiligo, Postinflammatory hypopigmentation, Primary causes of hypopigmentation and less common are Leprosy.


How to cite this article:
Soni B, Raghavendra K R, Yadav DK, Kumawat P, Singhal A. A clinico-epidemiological study of hypopigmented and depigmented lesions in children and adolescent age group in Hadoti region (South East Rajasthan).Indian J Paediatr Dermatol 2017;18:9-13


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Soni B, Raghavendra K R, Yadav DK, Kumawat P, Singhal A. A clinico-epidemiological study of hypopigmented and depigmented lesions in children and adolescent age group in Hadoti region (South East Rajasthan). Indian J Paediatr Dermatol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Aug 12 ];18:9-13
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