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Clinical Study of Pemphigus in Lumbini Medical College

  • Jameel Akhthar Mikrani Lumbini Medical college
  • U Sharma Lumbini Medical College
  • Sudeep Thapa Lumbini Medical College

Abstract

Background: Pemphigus is a worldwide disease and varies in its clinical profile and epidemiology in different regions of the world. The disease is rare and few epidemiological data are available. Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the epidemiologic, clinical, and therapeutic features of pemphigus in Lumbini Medical College. Methods: We retrospectively investigated a total of 70 patients with pemphigus. The parameters including age at diagnosis, sex, diagnostic methods and treatment outcome of the disease. Results: The mean age at the onset was 41.3 years. The male-to-female ratio was 1.18:1. Most of the patients were cured at the end of the treatment. Rest were clinically improved. Conclusion: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is the most common clinical subtype in our centre. The disease is more frequent in the fifth decade of life and has a male predominance in our region.

How to Cite
MIKRANI, Jameel Akhthar; SHARMA, U; THAPA, Sudeep. Clinical Study of Pemphigus in Lumbini Medical College. Journal of Lumbini Medical College, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 80-82, dec. 2013. ISSN 2542-2618. Available at: <https://jlmc.edu.np/index.php/JLMC/article/view/26>. Date accessed: 24 sep. 2017.