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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:9, September, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 1267-1276

Frequency of Occurrence of Different Types of Leucoderma and Vitiligo, Rishi, Dasna, Ghaziabad
Kirti M. Tripathi*, Savita Arya and Vinita Singh
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bulandshahr, Mujaffarnagar and Gautam Budh nagar, India
*Corresponding author

120 patients of Leucoderma and Vitiligo of Rural – cum industrial Skin and Health Institute, Dasna, Ghaziabad were assessed to see the frequency of occurrence and associated ailments of the disease. Patients of all age group were selected. Awareness of the respondents about the disease, sensation test (sensation present in the white lesions), opinion about the cause of the disease was assessed through interview schedule. Results showed that in different income groups majority of patients (33.33%) were suffering from Vitiligo Vulgaris. Majority of respondents (49.10%) had no awareness about the disease. Many respondents (75%) had no physical problem, but had psychological problems like shyness, ashamed of going outside, fear and prejudice etc. All the 120 patients had sensation in their white lesions. It was defined that in 1-10 Years of age group disease was progressing very fast and above 20 years of age group the progression was static. Results reveal that nutritional status of all the age groups of HIG was better than LIG and MIG.

Keywords: Frequency, Occurrence, Types of Leucoderma, Ghaziabad

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Kirti M. Tripathi, Savita Arya and Vinita Singh. 2018. Frequency of Occurrence of Different Types of Leucoderma and Vitiligo, Rishi, Dasna, Ghaziabad.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 1267-1276. doi:
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