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Clinical profile of sexually transmitted diseases in Cuttack
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, SCB Medical College, Cuttack - 753007
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Mohanty J, Das K B, Mishra C. Clinical profile of sexually transmitted diseases in Cuttack. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:143-144
AbstractOut of total 2330 patients, 516 patients with STD i.e., 22.14%, were analyse¿ during the period 1993 to 1994. Frequency of different STDs observed in order were herpes progenitalis (21.89%), syphilis (16.27%), chancroid (11.82%) and granuloma inguinale (7.55%), gonococcal urethritis and genital warts (3.87% each). L G V was found in 0.58% of cases, HIV infection in 3 cases only (0.56%). Other miscellaneous infections like candidiasis (13.75%), trichomoniasis (2.7%) and molluscum (2.14%) were responsible in 18% as a whole and nonspecific infection in 14%. Most of the patients were married, were from low socio-economic status and there was always a male preponderance with a peak age between 20 to 30 years.