Table 1

Distribution of skin disorders by pathological groups
Pathological group Skin disorders International classification of primary care N Percentage (%)
All skin disorders Total 248 100.00%
Fungal infection Dermatophytosis B 35.9 12 4.83%
Pityriasis versicolor B 36.0 51 20.57%
Parasitic infestation Onchocerciasis (skin lesions) B73 46 18.55%
Scabies B 86 7 2.82%
Atrophic disorders of the skin Scar condition and fibrosis of skin (ethnic scar) L 90.5 15 6.05%
Scar condition and fibrosis of skin (Burn scars) L 90.5 14 5.65%
Hypertrophic disorders of the skin Keloid scar L 90 24 9.68%
Disorders of skin appendages Acne L 70.9 22 8.87%
Benign neoplasm Melanocytic Naevi, unspecified D22.9 16 6.45%
Bacterial Infection Superficial impetigo L01.0 13 5.24%
Other disorders of pigmentation Café au lait spots L 81.3 10 4.03%
Vitiligo L 80 2 0.81%
Dermatitis and eczema Other atopic dermatitis L 20.8 6 2.42%
Seborrhoeic dermatitis L21 2 0.81%
Pityriasis rosea L 42 1 0.40%
Dry skin L 85.3 1 0.40%
Viral infection Warts B 07 2 0.81%
Malignant Neoplasms Kaposi sarcoma C 46.9 1 0.40%
Basal cell carcinoma C 44 1 0.40%
Other congenital malformations of the skin Ichiose vulgaris Q80.0 1 0.40%
Varicose veins of lowers extremities Varicose veins of lowers extremities with ulcer I 83.0 1 0.40%

Bissek et al.

Bissek et al. BMC Dermatology 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-12-7

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