Table 2

GP consultation for skin diseases within 14 days prior to hospital admission of cases

Diagnoses

ICPC1

Cases (N = 101)

GP Controls2 (N = 597)

Hospital Controls3 (N = 583)


Pruritis

S02

0

1

0

Rash localized

S06

0

0

1

Skin infection post-traumatic

S11

0

0

1

Insect bite/sting

S12

0

1

0

Burn/scald

S14

0

3

1

Bruise/contusion

S16

0

0

1

Laceration/cut

S18

0

0

1

Dermatophytosis

S74

1

0

1

Moniliasis/candidiasis skin

S75

1

2

4

Naevus/mole

S82

0

0

1

Impetigo

S84

0

1

2

Dermatitis seborrhoeic

S86

0

0

2

Dermatitis/atopic eczema

S87

2

2

4

Dermatitis contact/allergic

S88

0

0

2

Diaper rash

S89

0

0

2

Sebaceous cyst

S93

1

0

0

Molluscum contagiosum

S95

0

1

0

Urticaria

S98

0

0

1


1 = International Classification of Primary Care

2 = control group randomly selected from the general practitioners' (GP) patient lists irrespective of hospital admission and GP consultation

3 = control group randomly sampled from those children who were hospitalized for other reasons than sepsis or bacteraemia

Mohammedamin et al. BMC Family Practice 2006 7:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-7-52

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