International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016


Study of Dermatitis in Infants

Dr Sweta Parmar | Dr Bela Shah


Abstract: Introduction It has been suggested that the period immediately after birth is a sensitive period for the development of dermatitis. Eczema or dermatitis is a skin rash that commonly appears in infants. In babies it tends to show up on the cheeks and scalp, but it may spread to the arms, legs, chest, or other parts of the body. Aims and objectives 1. To study the various dermatitis in infants.2. To recognise and investigate for associated systemic manifestations. Materials and methods We prospectively enrolled and analysed 700 patients with various dermatoses in infants from July 2010- December 2012 in the Department of Dermatology. The complete clinical history was taken and complete physical examination was performed. Types of clinical lesions and their distribution along with mucous membrane lesions were noted, any change in hair, nail, teeth was noted. CONCLUSION This study shows that a high birth weight and day care attendance decrease the risk of dermatitis in the first year of life and exclusive breastfeeding is a protective factor when dermatitis


Keywords: Eczema dermatitis atopic seborrhoeic


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016,


Pages: 1290 - 1292


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Dr Sweta Parmar, Dr Bela Shah, "Study of Dermatitis in Infants", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016, pp. 1290-1292, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20161182



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