A Prospective Study on Type 2 Diabetic Patients having Cutaneous Manifestations in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rajsamand

  • D C Sharma Assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Rajsamand, Rajasthan.
  • J K Chhaparwal Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Rajsamand, Rajasthan.
Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, skin lesions, Diabetes complications

Abstract

Background:Diabetes mellitus is now affecting individuals of all age group and socioeconomic status. Besides other complications of the diabetes mellitus, skin is affected by the acute metabolic derangements as well as by chronic degenerative complications of diabetes. To evaluate the prevalence of skin manifestations in patients with diabetes mellitus. To analyze the prevalence and pattern of skin disorders among diabetic patients in North part of Uttar Pradesh.

Methods: This Prospective study was conducted on 40 diagnosed Type 2 diabetic patients having skin lesions attending the Department of Medicine, Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Rajsamand, Rajasthan were included in our study on the basis of inclusion and exclusion criteria. Out of 40 patients, only 25 patients were completed the whole study done during the duration of 3 months (March 2016 to May 2016.

Results: The common skin disorders were: diabetic dermopathy (44%), Xerosis (36%), skin tags (32%), cutaneous infections (31%), and seborrheic keratosis (30%).

Conclusions: Skin is involved in diabetes quite often and the manifestations are numerous. Most of the patients were affected from Diabetic dermopathy.

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Published
2016-12-28
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Sharma DC, Chhaparwal JK. A Prospective Study on Type 2 Diabetic Patients having Cutaneous Manifestations in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rajsamand. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2016Dec.28 [cited 2019Oct.17];2(4):61-3. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/143
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES ~ General Surgery