Dermatoses of the hand-an observation
Department of Skin and STD K.M.C., Hospital, Attavar Mangalore-575001
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Kumar P, Rao GS, Kuruvilla M. Dermatoses of the hand-an observation. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1999;65:124-125
After going through 1000 case files of patients registered in the skin department of K.M.C. Hospital, it was found that 166 (16.6%) of them had dermatoses restricted to their hands. Based on the clinical findings and clinical diagnosis recorded, the various dermatoses were tabulated and evaluated. Ninety-two males and 74 females had dermatoses of hands. Warts and eczemas formed the major chunk of cases. Females out numbered males among patients with warts and eczemas.